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Feb 14, 2017
China, India account for half world's pollution deaths in 2015: StudyChina and India accounted for more than half of the total number of global deaths attributable to air pollution in 2015, a study published on Tuesday said.
Feb 08, 2017
Delhi's air quality took a nosedive in 2016 says Govt2016 was particularly bad for the national capital in terms of air quality with the volume of ultrafine particulates PM 2.5 and PM 10 violating the annual safe standards by over five times in certain areas.
Feb 07, 2017
Chennai oil spill: Sludge-cleaning efforts move at snail's pace as state depts pass buck to each otherWith the involvement of a multitude of departments, cleaning the oil spill in Chennai has turned into a case of too many cooks spoiling the broth as they pass buck to each other
Jan 26, 2017
Smog pushes Beijing residents to innovate for the worldBeijing residents concerned about breathing the capital's thick gray air are adapting, inventing and even creating businesses to protect the health of their families and others. Some of their efforts could help people around the world.
Jan 24, 2017
Growing pollution menace: Why increased funding of public transportation in Budget remains criticalThe response by 36 percent of the 8,901 citizens polled was that the government should aggressively fund public transportation in cities
Jan 21, 2017
Delhi air quality 'very poor', SC-appointed panel calls for tough actionTaking stock of the air pollution in Delhi and the neighbouring states, the Supreme Court appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority (EPCA) on Friday asked authorities to immediately enforce the graded response action under "very poor" category for Delhi and "moderate poor" for NCR.
Jan 08, 2017
China announces new 'environmental police' to tackle smog issueOfficials in Beijing have announced a new environmental police squad to root out illegal burning, the latest government response to the widespread public anger over China's persistent problems with smog.
Jan 06, 2017
Schools in China begin installing greenhouse-like anti-smog domes to protect children from polluted airSeveral schools in northern China are installing huge domes where children can play and exercise during recess to protect them from the smog outside, officials reported on Friday.
Dec 30, 2016
Book review: Pallavi Aiyar's 'Choked' exposes how India inhales polluted air at homeAiyar remembers the sense of anxiety, bordering on hysteria, about environmental pollution during her time as a reporter in Beijing, and is understandably peeved and mystified by what she sees as "typical, blinkered, elite" apathy among Delhi's middle classes.
Dec 30, 2016
China issues highest possible pollution alert as smog engulfs BeijingChina on Friday issued red — the highest level response — and orange alerts as heavy smog engulfed Beijing and other parts of the country ahead of the New Year.