Patna’s severe air quality due to Ganga’s shifting course: Govt study
Ganga has shifted four kilometres away from the city, leaving an exposed bed of sand, which Himalayan winds are blowing into Patna, it says
Air pollution pushes mortality in Canadians: Study
This is despite the fact that the country has one of the lowest levels of air pollution in the world
Air pollution killing more Americans under Trump than Obama: Study
It found that 9,700 more people died in 2018 due to air pollution in the US than in 2016 because the Trump administration has made it easier to …
Addressing indoor pollution and climate change with fuel-efficient cook stoves
A simple measure carried out by our organisation has helped to kill two birds with one stone
CSE welcomes apex court’s rap to authorities on Delhi pollution
The court has given a stern message to authorities and set a higher benchmark for enforcement of measures to prevent air pollution measures, the …
'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
Diwali: Nudge practice of not tolerating personal harm
Festival also reminds us that awareness has to nudge change towards environmentally responsible behaviour to support difficult regulatory action