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'All polluters are equal, but some polluters are more equal than others'

With so many exemptions and VIPs refusing to use public transport, can the odd-even scheme be considered a success?

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Kirk Smith on new paradigm of exposure management

Kirk Smith, professor, Environmental Health Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, talks about new paradigm of air pollution exposure …

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Phil Dickerson on using alternative techniques for exposure assessment

Phil Dickerson of the US Environmental Protection Agency talks about Next Generation Air Measuring Research Programme at the International …

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Sunita Narain spells out the agenda for clean air in Delhi

Down To Earth Editor Sunita Narain recommends measures for cleaning Delhi's air to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at the International …

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Anumita Roychowdhury talks about air quality management in Indian cities

Anumita Roychowdhury, executive director, policy and advocacy, Centre for Science and Environment, presents the assessment of air quality …

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5 reasons why #OddEven scheme works

Love it or hate it, Delhi's odd-even scheme had some key lessons for the aam and not-so-aam aadmi

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#OddEven Delhi: a ground report

After much debate, the controversial odd-even car restriction policy was finally implemented on Delhi's streets. We went to check if Delhiites …

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Why odd-even system can bring back the glory of bus transport

One can call it environmental injustice or incentive for pollution, public bus transport is more taxed than private vehicles

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Are signs on the wall signalling the death of diesel cars?

Mayors of 20 European cities have signed a petition to the European Union denouncing a loophole in diesel cars’ pollution limits

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Second phase of odd-even scheme to be back in April

The government is “seriously considering” making odd-even mandatory for 15 days every month

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'Jaguar Land Rover statement about their cars being air-purifying machines is irresponsible'

The company should withdraw this statement and support the government in bringing clean diesel technology as soon as possible, says CSE

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Smaller cities more polluted than Delhi: Study

Pollution levels are high all over the country, but unlike the capital, many smaller cities have not received the required attention

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