'Majoritarian views should not supersede judicial orders'
A number of Supreme Court orders have been blatantly violated by various sections of society. Whether it was Raj Thackeray openly defying the …
Crop burning: Haryana farmers to launch a state-wide protest
This step comes after several village-level protests demanding better management of crop residue went unheard
Why Asia's biggest industrial relocation scheme failed to create a pollution-free Delhi
Bawana was created to shift polluting industrial units operating in Delhi's residential areas, but the initiative has benefitted factory owners …
Heat and dust
Do not dismiss dust fall event only as an act of god. Crack down on dust sources and push for green walling and vegetative barrier across the region
पतझड़ी पेड़ों में प्रदूषण झेलने की क्षमता सबसे अधिक
प्रदूषण से सिर्फ इंसान प्रभावित नहीं होते, बल्कि इसका असर पेड़ों की सेहत पर भी पड़ रहा है। भारतीय वैज्ञानिकों द्वारा किए गए एक ...
Understanding North India’s Pollution Crisis
There is no denying the fact that wind–blown dust contributes significantly to the pollution problem, but this should not divert our …
Increased crime rate linked to spike in air pollution: study
Tackling air pollution could help bring down crime rate in London, say researchers from London School of Economics
Global air pollution level rose 8 per cent each year during 2008-2013
Still, the rich remain at low risk, and the poor pay the price
Centre contradicting own reports and stand on air pollution issues
The government has sent contradictory signals on promotion of CNG
Seethe against smog, now
Why is it we cannot get our act together to implement actions against air pollution?
Urban trees can tackle pollution, heat waves
A report points out trees and other types of vegetation, when planted along a city street or grown in a park or residential yard, provide …
Where were the whistleblowers in the Volkswagen emissions scandal?
The 'defeat device' used by Volkswagen to cheat emissions testing in its diesel vehicles may be history’s most costly software-related blunder.
'I don't see a respite from multiple cars as it would require a lifestyle change'
Rama Bhadran, head of resident welfare association of Yamuna Apartments, talks about congestion at the Alaknanda Market area of Delhi
Most of Alaknanda Market's parking is taken up by unauthorised vehicles
Harsih Nagpal, president of Alaknanda Market Association, talks about how people from colonies outside Alaknanda park their vehicles around the …
Warming the skies
Environmentalists in Europe are campaigning for a tax on aviation fuels to reduce aircraft emissions
Talking about air
Participants at a recent workshop in Hyderabad expressed concern over the growing rate of air pollution in South Asia
Japan blames China for smog
Fly for the right price
Strohalm, an environmental group, launches a campaign to tax corporate flyers in the Netherlands
दिल्ली में हेल्थ इमरजेंसी घोषित, लेकिन इन शहरों का क्या होगा?
दिल्ली सहित 23 शहर ऐसे हैं, जहां हवा की गुणवत्ता खतरनाक स्तर पर पहुंच चुकी है, लेकिन वहां कोई कदम नहीं उठाए गए हैं
कब खत्म होगा क्रिकेट पर वायु प्रदूषण का साया
वायु प्रदूषण बनाम क्रिकेट: क्रिकेट के नए दुश्मन के रूप में वायु प्रदूषण एक बड़ा कारक उभर कर सामने आया है लेकिन अब तक इससे ...
Rising moisture, low wind speed trap pollutants in Delhi's air
The National Capital Region may see a smog episode in the first week of November, predict scientists
Odd-even scheme: Before Delhi starts third leg, let’s see how the last two went
While the scheme made impact beyond private vehicular emissions, it saw some counter-intuitive trends too
‘Pedestrianisation’ of Delhi’s Connaught Place: vehicles to be banned for three months
Besides easing congestion, it is also likely to reduce pollution in the central business district
Remembering Kirk R Smith (1947-2020)
Kirk leaves us with the power of imagining change and hope