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India May Face Kidney Diseases Due To Air Pollution: Researchers

India May Face Kidney Diseases Due To Air Pollution: Researchers
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According to researchers from the Johns Hopkins University, USA, exposure to higher amounts of fine particulate matter was associated with a higher degree of albuminuria which can cause kidney dysfunction ...
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Air Pollution Costs $2.9 Trillion A Year: Centre For Research On Energy and Clean Air

Globally, air pollution accounts for 29 percent of all deaths and disease from lung cancer, 17 percent from acute lower respiratory infection, and a quarter from stroke and heart disease: WHO
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The report, published by the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air and Greenpeace Southeast Asia says that the particles thrown off by fossil fuel usage account for 4.5 million premature deaths each year around the globe, including 1.8 million in China and a million in India ...
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Air Pollution From Fossil Fuels Costs India USD 150 Billion Annually, Reveals A New Report

Air pollution is a threat to human health and world's economies: Greenpeace
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A report by Greenpeace and Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air says that India is estimated to bear 10.7 lakh crore (USD 150 billion), or 5.4 per cent of India's GDP annually, the third highest costs from fossil fuel air pollution worldwide ...
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Daily Exposure To Ozone Pollution Ups Mortality Risk, Suggests A New Study

Recent reviews suggest that 80 per cent of the world's population in urban areas are exposed to air pollution levels above the WHO threshold
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The research, published in the journal The BMJ, based on data from over 400 cities in 20 countries show that more than 6,000 deaths each year would have been avoided in the selected cities if countries had implemented stricter air quality standards ...
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Six Of The Country’s Most Polluted Cities Are In Uttar Pradesh While Top Two In Jharkhand, Reveals Greenpeace Study

Uttar Pradesh is home to six of the top ten most polluted cities in the country
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According to the Greenpeace India study, Jharkhand’s Jharia was titled as the most polluted city in the country while Delhi, known for its hazardous air quality saw a marginal improvement this 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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Research Finds Dramatic Health Benefits, Following Reduction In Air Pollution

Research Finds Dramatic Health Benefits, Following Reduction In Air Pollution
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When Emissions of the major pollutants like particulate matter (PM), sulfur oxides, among others, were reduced by 73 per cent between 1990 and 2015 in the US, the US gross domestic product grew by more than 250 per cent, noted the study - 'Health Benefits of Air Pollution Reduction' published in the American Thoracic Society's journal ...
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Air Pollution: What Is Particulate Matter And How Does It Affect The Human Body

Air Pollution: What Is Particulate Matter And How Does It Affect The Human Body
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Particulate matter (PM), nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and ozone are the major contributors to air pollution and determine the varied levels of air quality index. What is particulate matter and what are its harmful effects? ...
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80 City-Centric Plans Coming Soon To Make Earth Green, Sky Blue Again, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

80 City-Centric Plans Coming Soon To Make Earth Green, Sky Blue Again, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the Environment Ministry has earmarked Rs 460 crore for an action plan to implement "Control of Pollution" programme for 80 most polluted cities in India ...
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Number Of Days With Good Air Quality Is On The Rise In Delhi, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

Number Of Days With Good Air Quality Is On The Rise In Delhi, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
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Listing out steps taken by the government to tackle air pollution in Delhi, Union Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar said reducing vehicular pollution was one of the important objectives to combat the problem ...
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Dr. Shashi Tharoor Stresses on The Necessity For Research On Air Pollution In India

Dr. Shashi Tharoor Stresses on The Necessity For Research On Air Pollution In India
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Dr. Shashi Tharoor has emphasised on the need for research on air pollution in India and its impact on health of citizens ...
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Uttar Pradesh Highways To Soon Have Herbal Plantations For Clean Air

Uttar Pradesh Highways To Soon Have Herbal Plantations For Clean Air
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With the aim to improve air quality and promote Ayurveda, Uttar Pradesh Government has launched a pilot project of planting herbal Ayurvedic plants along the highways of 18 districts ...
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