Are we ready for Diwali?
The levels of pollution in Delhi had started to rise in the first week of October, made worse by a dip in temperatures and fall in wind speed
#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 …
The season of death
Come winter, air pollution will breach record levels across cities, causing illnesses and several avoidable deaths. Where do our faults lie and …
Beijing imposes traffic measures to curb air pollution
Measures include prohibiting certain categories of vehicles from plying on roads depending on pollution levels and restricting traffic based on …
WATCH: The human and economic costs of air pollution
New report pegs economic cost of such pollution at $8 bln / day
Watch: Why air pollution is bad for mental health
High levels of air pollution can drive people to suicide
तीन मिनट, एक मौत: बच्चों के लिए सबसे ज्यादा घातक है वायु प्रदूषण
वायु प्रदूषण रोकने के लिए जो कदम उठाए जा रहे हैं, उनमें बच्चों और वयस्कों को एक साथ नहीं रखा जा सकता। बच्चों के ...
Delhi battles for clear skies and lungs
The Capital needs to completely transition to clean fuel and address local sources of pollution
India will shift to BS VI norms next year: What does it mean?
Since their introduction in 2000, BS norms for vehicular emission have got increasingly stringent
What is the Supreme Court order on old cars in Delhi and NCR?
On October 29, the Supreme Court ordered that old vehicles should be kept off roads of Delhi and NCR. This judgement comes at a time when Delhi's …
How air pollution affects children?
World Health Organization has issued a strong warning about the effects of air pollution on children. It's time that air pollution is taken more …
Raging fire in Bhalswa landfill chokes Delhi
Delhi's air quality dips to 'very poor' level as Bhalswa landfill continues to smoulder
Outdoor air pollution reduces an average Indian's life span by 1.5 years
It also reduces global life expectancy by more than one year, shows a study by researchers from University of Texas at Austin
Juvenile delinquency could be a result of air pollution: study
Inflammation caused by air pollutants can damage brain structure, neural networks and influence adolescent behaviour
Air pollution: the ostrich effect
We know the causes of air pollution, but in the political theatrics around it, each solution suggested is contested
Dirty air dooms Indians to early death
New analysis of global burden of diseases shows very high rate of increase in early deaths from particulate and ozone pollution. Over a quarter …
How to choose the right mask against air pollution
TK Joshi, adviser, Occupational and Environmental Health and Chemical Safety, explains how to choose a right mask to protect oneself against …
Some facts about Delhi's worst smog in 17 years
Delhi is experiencing deadly smog over the last four days. High pollution levels due to bursting of firecrackers on Diwali, crop burning in the …
बड़े शहरों के मुकाबले गंगा के मैदानी इलाकों के छोटे शहरों में वायु गुणवत्ता सबसे खराब
सेंटर फॉर साइंस एंड एनवायरमेंट ने देश के 26 शहरों में वायु प्रदूषण को व्यापक अध्ययन करने के बाद रिपोर्ट जारी की
Exposure to pollutants higher than ambient pollution in Delhi’s Anand Vihar: CSE
Delhi-based based Centre for Science and Environment has found that exposure level is three times more than background ambient air pollution …
CSE recommends measures for cleaner air
Costlier diesel, stringent PUC compliance and higher taxes on older vehicles are some methods to reduce air pollution in Delhi
Supreme Court bans registration of diesel vehicles beyond 2000cc for three months
The court asks the Centre and Delhi government to work together and fix norms to clean the city’s toxic air
बिहार में पांच गुना बढ़ गए सांस के मरीज, छोटे जिलों में ज्यादा असर
बिहार में 2009 में सांस रोगियों की संख्या लगभग 2 लाख थी, जो 2018 में 11 लाख से ऊपर पहुंच गई है, जिसका कारण ...
तीन मिनट, एक मौत: वायु प्रदूषण से कोशिकाओं में कैंसर का खतरा
18 वर्ष की उम्र तक श्वेत बच्चों की तुलना में भारतीय बच्चों के फेफड़े का आकार 20 फीसदी छोटा होता है, जो वायु प्रदूषण ...