Latest News on Air Pollution In India
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Jan 29, 2019
Rain, thunderstorms likely to hit Delhi on Wednesday; cold wave conditions expected to abateDelhi and its surrounding regions have been witnessing minimum temperatures hovering around 5 degrees Celsius which is against the normal of 8 degrees Celcius of the past two days. Such weather conditions are expected to last for another 24 hours, said Skymet, a private weather forecasting agency.
Jan 13, 2019
Delhi pollution: Air quality worsens to ‘very poor’ after few days of respite; people advised to cut down on outdoor activitiesAfter a few days of respite, the overall air quality index (AQI) deteriorated again to the 'very poor' category on Sunday in the national capital after the level of harmful pollutants shot up.
Aug 30, 2018
Air pollution in India: Information about polluters should be made public, industries fined for exceeding emissions, say researchersMore than 660 million Indians live in areas that exceed the country’s standard (40 µg/m3 annual and 60 µg/m3 for 24 hours) for particulate matter (PM) 2.5, airborne particles 30 times finer than a human hair that can sicken or kill people by entering the lungs.
Sep 04, 2017
Watch: Air pollution throws shade on India's solar successAir pollution is diminishing India's capacity to harness power from the sun, experts say, undermining billions being invested in renewables as the energy-hungry giant emerges as a solar superpower.
Mar 01, 2017
India Choking: Air pollution is a problem that not only needs acknowledgement, but action tooAir pollution is a public health crisis. A new report released by the US-based Health Effect Institute (HEI) attributes 1.1 million deaths per year to toxic air in India. While this is still a slightly lower number than China’s, the rate of increase of such deaths in India far out paces its northern neighbour.