February 10, 2021 2:17 pm
The study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that levels of dangerous nitrogen oxides, a byproduct of combustion, in the northern part of sub-Saharan Africa have declined sharply as wealth and population in the area have increased.
December 02, 2020 9:09 pm
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said its direction to restrict the use of firecrackers in cities/towns where air quality is 'moderate' or below to green crackers and for the duration of not more than two hours will continue.
October 14, 2020 1:29 pm
The civic body also issued orders regarding enforcement of GRAP, and allotting responsibilities for the same in the district.
September 07, 2020 1:51 am
On Sunday, a thin layer of haze was also reported across the city’s skyline, indicating a rise in air pollution.
August 30, 2020 6:17 am
As per the findings of the study, all cities have fitted air sensors under the mission, “but there is no clarity on how the data generated by these is and will be used by the city.”
July 13, 2020 12:36 pm
OpenAQ has published a full list of air quality monitoring by governments, which is publicly available.
May 02, 2020 10:07 am
The study has compared hourly pollutant concentration in pre-lockdown period with during the lockdown. The peak hourly value of NO2 during the pre-lockdown period was almost five times the peak value observed during the lockdown period
November 30, 2019 10:41 am
The city’s average air quality index (AQI) was 84 Friday. The AQI last reached ‘satisfactory’ levels on October 5, when it was 98, as per the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
November 05, 2019 10:09 am
According to the World Health Organization, air pollution has 'a vast and terrible impact on child health and survival'.
November 02, 2019 8:49 am
Farmers in the two agrarian states continue to set paddy residue afire despite a ban on this practice. An Indian Express team witnessed a number of farm fires in Fatehabad, Tohana and Jakhal of Haryana and Sangrur of Punjab.
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