Air Pollution

Thane records less air and noise pollution this Diwali

Thane records less air and noise pollution this Diwali

Citizens in Thane gave a good response to the call of celebrating a cracker-free Diwali. The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) recorded l...Read More

Delhi: North MCD sprinkles water in Sadar Bazaar area to control air pollution

Delhi: North MCD sprinkles water in Sadar Bazaar area to control air pollution

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation sprinkled water in Sadar Bazaar area of Delhi on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday as a ...Read More

Arvind Kejriwal and Goa CM Pramod Sawant engage in war of words over air pollution on Twitter

Arvind Kejriwal and Goa CM Pramod Sawant engage in war of words over air pollution on Twitter

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday exchanged barbs over the issue of the pollution o...Read More

After Delhi, air pollution grips Uttar Pradesh

After Delhi, air pollution grips Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Noida, Ghaziabad among the most polluted cities in India with AQI above 420

Climate change will give rise to more cancers: Study

Climate change will give rise to more cancers: Study

Cancer is widely predicted to be the leading cause of death in the 21st century. The authors said the biggest cancer threats are likely t...Read More

COVID-19: Complete list of states which have banned firecrackers ahead of Diwali

COVID-19: Complete list of states which have banned firecrackers ahead of Diwali

As the COVID-19 cases are increasing day by day in India, the air pollution has become an issue of concerns for the states. Thus, to curb...Read More

COVID-19 in Mumbai: Housing societies pray for crackerless Diwali

COVID-19 in Mumbai: Housing societies pray for crackerless Diwali

With Diwali around the corner, several housing societies and gated communities in the city have decided to keep a check on bursting firec...Read More

India lacks enough monitoring stations to quantify air pollution crisis: Experts

India lacks enough monitoring stations to quantify air pollution crisis: Experts

With Delhi facing another tryst with the air pollution, several environmental experts believe that the problem goes beyond the national c...Read More

Wheat-paddy cycle will make it
a hard row to hoe in the long run

Wheat-paddy cycle will make it a hard row to hoe in the long run

A single kilo of rice demands 3,000 to 7,000 litres of water, depending on the variety. Close to 30 lakh hectares of paddy are cultivated...Read More

Panvel: MPCB orders shutting down three industrial units over air pollution

Panvel: MPCB orders shutting down three industrial units over air pollution

A team of the MPCB made a surprise visit last week and found the units not following the norms.

Delhi air pollution: Health experts witness 15 percent rise in Asthma cases as air quality degrades

Delhi air pollution: Health experts witness 15 percent rise in Asthma cases as air quality degrades

Health experts have been witnessing an almost 15 per cent rise in the number of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or Asthma pa...Read More

Photos: Smoky haze shrouds Delhi-NCR, as air quality enters 'very poor' zone

Photos: Smoky haze shrouds Delhi-NCR, as air quality enters 'very poor' zone

A layer of smoky haze lingered over Delhi-NCR on Thursday with air quality in the region hitting 'very poor' levels, even as stricter ant...Read More

Lockdown had positive impact on environment even as biomedical waste rose: MPCB report

Lockdown had positive impact on environment even as biomedical waste rose: MPCB report

A study carried out by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board on the impact of the lockdown says the slowdown has had a direct positive ...Read More

Air pollution leads to increase in electricity consumption: Study

Air pollution leads to increase in electricity consumption: Study

The results showed that higher levels of pollution were associated with higher electricity consumption in residential buildings, with inc...Read More

Air pollution linked to diabetes development: Study

Air pollution linked to diabetes development: Study

A study, published in the Journal of Clinical, discovered that air pollution was a risk factor that contributed to the common soil of oth...Read More

Air pollution dropped by 88% during lockdown, turns severe again

Air pollution dropped by 88% during lockdown, turns severe again

According to the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), PM 2.5 levels across Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru ...Read More

Delhi sees sudden rise in air pollution

Delhi sees sudden rise in air pollution

The level of Particulate Matter (PM) with diameters of 2.5 and 10 microns, which are too small to be filtered out of the body, stood at 8...Read More

COVID-19 lockdowns significantly impacting global air quality: Study

COVID-19 lockdowns significantly impacting global air quality: Study

Two new studies, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, found that nitrogen dioxide pollution over northern China, Wester...Read More

Study links air pollution with higher death rates of coronavirus

Study links air pollution with higher death rates of coronavirus

The research, published in the journal Science of the Total Environment, combined satellite data on air pollution and air currents with c...Read More

Paris air pollution reduces by 30%

Paris air pollution reduces by 30%

In its bulletin released on Tuesday, the independent group said that recent air quality readings found "an improvement in air quality of ...Read More

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