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Air Pollution

Despite COVID Pandemic, Carbon Dioxide In The Air At Highest Level Since Measurements Began

Despite COVID Pandemic, Carbon Dioxide In The Air At Highest Level Since Measurements Began
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The findings show that reducing the use of fossil fuels, deforestation and other practices that lead to carbon emissions must be a top priority to avoid catastrophic consequences ...
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A New Study Shows Improved Air Quality During Lockdown In India

A New Study Shows Improved Air Quality During Lockdown In India
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The international team of researchers used data from a range of Earth Observation sensors, including those from the European Space Agency's Sentinel-5p and NASA's MODIS sensors, to measure changes in surface temperature and atmospheric pollutants and aerosols ...
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Satellite Study Finds Rising Levels Of Hidden Air Pollutants In Indian Cities

Satellite Study Finds Rising Levels Of Hidden Air Pollutants In Indian Cities
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According to a new study, there has been an increase in the air pollutant formaldehyde in Delhi, Kanpur and London ...
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Air Pollution Costs Indian Businesses $95 Billion Each Year That Is 150 Per Cent Of India’s Healthcare Budget: Report

Air Pollution Costs Indian Businesses $95 Billion Each Year That Is 150 Per Cent Of India’s Healthcare Budget: Report
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The report estimates that India's workers take 1.3 billion days off work annually because of the adverse effects of air pollution on their health, amounting to 6 billion dollars in lost revenue ...
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Vehicle Scrappage Policy: Is India On The Right Track To Ensure Clean Air For All?

Vehicle Scrappage Policy: Is India On The Right Track To Ensure Clean Air For All?
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As per the Scrappage policy, commercial vehicles will be deregistered in 15 years and private vehicles in 20 years if they fail to get fitness certificates ...
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World Environment Day 2021: COVID-19 Lockdown Proved Delhi’s Polluted Air Can Be Cleaned Up; What Will It Take To Achieve And Sustain This Without A Lockdown?

World Environment Day 2021: COVID-19 Lockdown Proved Delhi's Polluted Air Can Be Cleaned Up; What Will It Take To Achieve And Sustain This Without A Lockdown?
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World Environment Day: Delhi's air pollution problem might intensify during the onset of winter but the unhealthy air quality is an all the year-round phenomena, which was broken by the COVID-19 induced lockdown last year. Delhi's clean air and blue skies during that period underlines the findings of a Centre for Science and Environment report which lays down the steps that the capital city needs to take for more than 60 per cent cut in the annual PM2.5 concentration from the current levels, to be no longer harmful to people's health ...
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Government Has Taken Number Of Steps To Bring Down Pollution In Delhi: Union Environment Minister

Government Has Taken Number Of Steps To Bring Down Pollution In Delhi: Union Environment Minister
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By investing ₹60,000 crore, less polluting fuel BS6 technology vehicles have been introduced, besides having electric two, three and four wheelers which are bringing down the pollution levels, said Union Environment Minister ...
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India Has Already Witnessed Multiple Big Forest Fires This Year: Here Is All You Need To Know About Wildfires

One of the fallouts of climate change is the intensifying forest fires, which in some cases rise to the level of the canopy of trees, destroying everything in its wake
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Apart from natural causes like lightning strikes and heat of the Sun, uncontrollable forest fire disasters are also caused by manmade factors like carelessness, poaching, erratic methods of gathering forest produce and lack of fire safety, say experts ...
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World Air Quality Report Highlights: India’s Air Quality Improved In 2020, But 22 of 30 World’s Most Polluted Cities Are In India

World Air Quality Report Highlights: India’a Air Quality Improved In 2020, But 22 of 30 World’s Most Polluted Cities Are In India
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India continues to dominate the air pollution rankings, as per the recently released World Air Quality Report, 22 of the top 30 most polluted cities globally are located in India ...
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22 Of World’s 30 Most Polluted Cities Are In India: World Air Quality Report, 2020

22 Of World's 30 Most Polluted Cities Are In India: World Air Quality Report, 2020
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According to the report, Delhi's air quality improved by approximately 15 per cent from 2019 to 2020 but despite the improvement, it is the 10th most polluted city and the top polluted capital city in the world ...
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Dr Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates Green Crematoria Pyres In Delhi To Mitigate Air Pollution

Dr Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates Green Crematoria Pyres In Delhi To Mitigate Air Pollution
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According to Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister, air pollution has become a grave problem in India with more than 120 cities falling under non-attainment category as per the National Green Tribunal ...
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Delhi Budget 2021: Over 14 Per Cent Allocated To Health, Coronavirus Vaccines Will Continue To Remain Free

Delhi Budget 2021: Over 14 Per Cent Allocated To Health, Coronavirus Vaccines Will Continue To Remain Free
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Delhi government’s budget outlay of Rs. 69,000 crore for the year 2021-22, extensively focuses on health including the fight against COVID-19 and air pollution. Here are the top highlights of the Delhi Budget 2021 ...
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