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Crop Residue Burning Gobbles Up $30 Billion Annually: Study
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Crop Residue Burning Gobbles Up $30 Billion Annually: Study

As per a study by International Food Policy Research Institute, in five years, the economic loss due to burning of crop residue and firecrackers is estimated to be $190 billion, or nearly 1.7 per cent of India's gross domestic product ...
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India Projected To Be On Track To Achieve Its Paris Climate Change Agreement Target: US Expert

Expert Andrew Light from World Resource Institute has said that India is an example of a large developing country that is still industrialising, but increasingly making efforts to do so sustainably ...
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High Wind Speed Keeps Delhi's Air Pollution In Check
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High Wind Speed Keeps Delhi’s Air Pollution In Check

After a short relief, air pollution in Delhi shift back to the moderate category with the air quality index (AQI) at 132 from AQI at 99, in satisfactory category on Wednesday ...
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Kolkata To Have 5 More Automatic Air Quality Monitoring Stations By March

At present, there are eight automatic air quality monitoring stations and 75 manual stations in West Bengal, out of which 17 are in Kolkata ...
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Delhi's Air Quality Improves To 'Satisfactory' Category Due To Increased Wind Speed
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Delhi’s Air Quality Improves To ‘Satisfactory’ Category Due To Increased Wind Speed

High wind speed in the national capital Delhi helped in the dispersion of pollutants, taking down the air quality index from 119 to 99 in satisfactory category ...
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Air Purifier Industry To Be Worth $39 Million By 2023, Thanks To Air Pollution: ASSOCHAM-Techsci Study
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Air Purifier Industry To Be Worth $39 Million By 2023, Thanks To Air Pollution: ASSOCHAM-Techsci Study

According to the study titled ‘Bio Medical Waste & Air Pollution’, rapid urbanisation, deteriorating air quality, increasing incidences of airborne diseases, aspiration to lead a healthier lifestyle are some of the key factors behind the expected boost in demand for air purifiers in India ...
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Air Pollution: Delhi Air Quality Improves To Moderate As National Capital Region Witnesses Rain

Owing to the rainfall in the region, citizens of the national capital region breathed a sigh of relief as they experienced an air quality between ‘moderate’ and ‘satisfactory’ ...
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Stubble Burning Not Going To Stop On Its Own, Consider Granting Subsidy To Farmers: SC

The Supreme Court on January 20 asked Punjab and Haryana governments to consider granting subsidy to the farmers to stop stubble burning, the key reason for the rising air pollution in Delhi-NCR ...
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Advanced Construction Methods Can Help India Reduce Its Carbon Footprint, Says Researcher
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Advanced Construction Methods Can Help India Reduce Its Carbon Footprint, Says Researcher

According to United Nations Environment Programme's "Global Status Report 2018", construction and operation of buildings accounted for 36 per cent of global energy use and nearly 40 per cent of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions in 2017 ...
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National Clean Air Programme Gets Support From The Energy And Resources Institute, Bloomberg Philanthropies
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National Clean Air Programme Gets Support From The Energy And Resources Institute, Bloomberg Philanthropies

The central government has collaborated with the TERI, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation to bring together research and civil society organisations to offer technical assistance on air quality issues in support of the NCAP ...
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Air Pollution: Delhi Air Quality Remains ‘Very Poor’ With Foggy Morning

As the air quality of the national capital deteriorates raising concerns for the residents, central government run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) has advised people to avoid prolonged exposure to air pollution and avoid burning of wood, candles or incense sticks ...
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Air Pollution: Punjab Signs A Memorandum Of Understanding Check Stubble Burning
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Air Pollution: Punjab Signs A Memorandum Of Understanding To Check Stubble Burning

With a target to bring down stubble burning cases by 90 per cent this year, the government of Punjab has signed a memorandum of understanding for a bio-fuel project with Virgo Corporation ...
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