Trouble in the air
SC directs environment ministry to notify plan to improve Delhi air
The Comprehensive Action Plan is the first-ever comprehensive set of short, medium and long-term measures for key sources of air pollution in …
Air pollution: PM levels continue to exceed EU limit in large parts of Europe
About 63 per cent of the total EU ecosystem area was at risk of eutrophication due to excessive atmospheric nitrogen
Runners exposed to high pollution levels during Delhi marathon
Centre for Science and Environment releases the results of exposure air quality monitoring conducted during Sunday’s event
The Invisible Killer: a hidden danger in the air
Autumn in India is smog season, the worst time of year for some of the world's most polluted cities. The air pollution that we breathe every day …
Pollution levels in Delhi-NCR high after Diwali
Despite cracker ban, the 24-hour average level of PM2.5 during Diwali and the morning after has been 397 mg per cubic metre, which is 6.6 times …
CWG legacy project on air quality spreading to more cities
The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) will be launched in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar on May 12
A look at paddy crop residue burning updates
NASA images show how smoke emanating from paddy residue burning is contributing to air pollution
We don’t know much about air pollutants that cause every eighth death in India
Researchers at Yale University find that molecular makeup of a pollutant varies despite it being from the same environment
Clean air is a human right: WHO
World needs to reduce number of deaths from air pollution by two-thirds by 2030, said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general, WHO in his …
SC asks Centre to notify air pollution control plan within two weeks; CSE welcomes ruling
Delhi and NCR will have to reduce particulate pollution by at least 74 per cent from the current level of annual average PM2.5 to be able to meet …
Negotiating for better climate, but little change at home
Delhi is engulfed in a thick smog with dangerous air pollution levels as the environment minister attends the annual Conference of Parties
Cities free their roads of cars to fight air pollution
Bikers and pedestrians are slowly reclaiming their space in metropolises as well as other urban centres to reduce vehicle emission and toxicity …
A shot in the arm for Delhi
Neither odd nor even
BJP's Arjun Ram Meghwal is popular for being the MP who cycles to Parliament
Jakarta residents to sue government for poor air quality
20 environmentalists and 37 commoners will file a suit on June 18
World Environment Day in numbers: Air pollution
These toxic metals make Diwali firecrackers 'beautiful'
From tremors, weakness, anxiety, shortness of breath to paralysis and cancer, the colours in Diwali firecrackers all have a toxic source
'Mercury emissions in Asia maybe highest in the world and little data is available'
Data on mercury emissions in Asia is not being recorded, but a new sampling network may change that
What is the national clean air program (NCAP)?
The Indian government recently announced the draft guidelines of the National Clean Air Program? Polash Mukherjee from the Centre for Science and …
Farmers and drivers: unequal punishments
Why is no action being taken to curtail air pollution from diesel-fired vehicles?
'I want to be like Uncle Sam'
Nearly three quarters of India's Environment Supplement Plan (ESP) has been directly lifted from the United State's Supplemental Environmental …
Stopmotion: Why diesel vehicles should be regulated in Delhi
Diesel vehicles are allowed to pollute more and their exhaust is directly linked with cancer. This is a good enough reason to regulate the sale …
How about a 'no-car day' everyday?
Graphic Editor Sorit Gupto's take on Gurgaon being car-free every Tuesday
Air pollution in 2016 reduced life expectancy of Delhiites by 10 years
New study highlights the effects of air pollution on the life of city residents; and the need for urgent measures