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Delhi’s Lung Choker Stubble Put To Good Use By Bihar Women

Delhi’s Lung Choker Stubble Put To Good Use By Bihar Women
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In many villages of the West Champaran district, women make items like mats and stools from the stubble ...
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Delhi’s First Smog Tower: Delhiites Get A Giant Air Purifier To Combat Air Pollution

Delhi’s First Smog Tower: Delhiites Get A Giant Air Purifier To Combat Air Pollution
Air Pollution Delhi News
The Supreme Court had asked the Central and the Delhi government in November 2019 to come up with a road map on installing smog towers in the national capital region (NCR) to combat air pollution ...
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While Green Cover In India Has Increased By 0.65%, Existing Forests Are Thinning: India State Of Forest Report 2019

While Green Cover In India Has Increased By 0.65%, Existing Forests Are Thinning: India State Of Forest Report 2019
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According to India State of Forest Report 2019, prepared by the Forest Survey of India (FSI), India now has a total of 21.67 per cent of its area under forest and tree cover which is still far from its target of 33 per cent ...
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Year 2019: How Bad Is The Air We Are Breathing And What Will It Take For India To Curb Air Pollution?

Year 2019: How Bad Is The Air We Are Breathing And What Will It Take For India To Curb Air Pollution?
2019 Special Air Pollution
Air pollution, in the recent years, has become India’s most prominent problem and the number one health concern and while the governments across the country are trying to mitigate the poor air quality with Delhi deploying maximum measures in past 10 years, people are still gasping for air ...
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Oxygen Bar To Fake Rain: 10 Ways India Tried To Beat Its ‘Airpocalypse’

Oxygen Bar To Fake Rain: 10 Ways India Tried To Beat Its 'Airpocalypse'
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India is home to 15 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world, with New Delhi named as the capital with the dirtiest air, according to IQ AirVisual, a Swiss-based group that gathers air-quality data globally, and Greenpeace ...
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Delhi Cabinet Approves Electric Vehicle Policy, Which Aims To Fight Air Pollution By Promoting EVs

Delhi Cabinet Approves Electric Vehicle Policy, Which Aims To Fight Air Pollution By Promoting EVs
Air Pollution Delhi Electric Vehicles News
With its Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy 2019, the Delhi government is targeting to have every fourth new vehicle on road to be electric by 2024 in the capital which is reeling under heavy air pollution, majorly from vehicular emissions ...
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Air Pollution May Result In Increased Risk Of Heart Disease And Stroke, Says A New Study

Air Pollution May Result In Increased Risk Of Heart Disease And Stroke, Says A New Study
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The study published in The Journal of Physiology says that around 11,000 coronary heart disease and stroke deaths in the UK every year are attributable to air pollution ...
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Air Pollution: What Is Air Quality Index, How Is It Measured And Its Health Impact

Air Pollution: What Is Air Quality Index, How Is It Measured And Its Health Impact
Air Pollution Swachh Guide
Eight pollutants namely particulate matter (PM) 10, PM2.5, Ozone (O3), Sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), carbon monoxide (CO), lead (Pb) and ammonia (NH3) act as major parameters in deriving the AQI of an area ...
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Despite Government’s Push For Renewable Energy, The Polluting Thermal Power Will Continue To Dominate In India For Years To Come

Despite Government’s Push To Renewable Energy, The Polluting Thermal Power Will Continue To Dominate In India For Years To Come
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According to the Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R.K. Singh, the capacity of coal-based generation would increase from the current 195 Giga Watt to 238 GW by March 2027 ...
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Solar Energy To Power All Delhi Metro’s Needs By 2021 From The Current 30 Percent

Solar Energy To Power All Delhi Metro's Needs By 2021 From The Current 30 Percent
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With rooftop solar plants installed in 53 out of 271 stations and 12 depots in Delhi, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has cut down its carbon emissions by 20,850 tonnes in a year ...
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Pollution Pods At UN Climate Summit Help People Experience Delhi’s Smog

Pollution Pods At UN Climate Summit Help People Experience Delhi’s Smog
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Safe perfume blends and fog machines have been used to imitate the air quality of some of the world's most polluted cities - New Delhi, London, Beijing and Sao Paulo ...
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Rice Bio Parks Developed By Father Of Green Revolution Aim To Stop Stubble Burning, Air Pollution And Reduce Poverty

Rice Bio Parks Developed By Father Of Green Revolution Aim To Stop Stubble Burning, Air Pollution And Reduce Poverty
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Innovative solutions like rice bio parks can help in reducing air pollution caused by stubble burning and can also help farmers in increasing their income through utilisation of farms waste along with other parts of the produce like husk, bran, and grain, according to Professor M S Swaminathan ...
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