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Linsey Marr: Solving the case of airborne transmission of Coronavirus, public health issues with interdisciplinary studies
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Linsey Marr: Solving the case of airborne transmission of Coronavirus, public health issues with interdisciplinary studies

Linsey Marr’s lab found a large stockpile of expired respiratory masks and found that they were still effective but 3D printed masks were not.

Even with the COVID-19 lockdown pulling the brakes on economies, CO2 emission hit a new record in May
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Even with the COVID-19 lockdown pulling the brakes on economies, CO2 emission hit a new record in May

Carbon dioxide recorded at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii reached 417 parts per million in May, higher than the record of 414.8 ppm set last year.

World Environment Day 2020: Cleaning India’s air pollution — damned if we do, damned if we don’t?
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World Environment Day 2020: Cleaning India’s air pollution — damned if we do, damned if we don’t?

Air pollution causes respiratory problems. Ironically, so might a too-rapid pollution clean up.

Rise in industrial activity in China, post-COVID-19 lockdown, leads to increase in air pollution levels
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Rise in industrial activity in China, post-COVID-19 lockdown, leads to increase in air pollution levels

Regions with factories reported bigger increases in nitrogen dioxide emissions while densely populated urban areas - showed smaller increases.

Polluted cities: India's Coronavirus lockdown yields fresher air to breath, cleaner rivers
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Polluted cities: India's Coronavirus lockdown yields fresher air to breath, cleaner rivers

India accounts for the highest pollution-related deaths in the world with more than two million people every year, according to a December 2019 report.

Higher levels of nitrogen dioxide in the air might relate to higher Coronavirus death rates
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Higher levels of nitrogen dioxide in the air might relate to higher Coronavirus death rates

Nitrogen dioxide damages the human respiratory tract and it has been known to cause respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in humans.

Air pollution from transport, factories clear out in European countries during coronavirus lockdown
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Air pollution from transport, factories clear out in European countries during coronavirus lockdown

Air pollution causes around 400,000 premature deaths each year in Europe, EEA data show.

Air pollution in China decreases after COVID-19-related lockdowns come into play
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Air pollution in China decreases after COVID-19-related lockdowns come into play

NASA released images that show a significant decrease in nitrogen dioxide levels all over the country.

Dharmendra Pradhan reviews BS-VI fuel roll-out plan from 1 April; says upgradation to bring down sulphur level
Business

Dharmendra Pradhan reviews BS-VI fuel roll-out plan from 1 April; says upgradation to bring down sulphur level

India will leapfrog to BS-VI, equivalent to Euro-VI grade fuel, from current BS-IV fuel from 1 April in a bid to cut vehicular emissions.

Over 70 percent of air quality monitoring stations are not collecting data: CSE report
India

Over 70 percent of air quality monitoring stations are not collecting data: CSE report

122 non-attainment cities have been asked to reduce particulate pollution by 20-30 percent by 2024 from 2017 levels.

Delhi Election 2020: National Capital needs govt with a vision of sustainable development to tackle air pollution crisis
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Delhi Election 2020: National Capital needs govt with a vision of sustainable development to tackle air pollution crisis

The new Delhi government should commit to local area planning and citizen monitoring to ensure government policies are relevant and implemented and government representatives are accessible to citizens.

Delhi voters struggled to breathe clean air mere months ago, don't see air pollution as election issue
India

Delhi voters struggled to breathe clean air mere months ago, don't see air pollution as election issue

Sustainable moves towards tackling air pollution require policy discussions that don't just feature air pollution in isolation.

Maharashtra's road to cleaner air, curbing pollution runs through innovation, experimentation
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Maharashtra's road to cleaner air, curbing pollution runs through innovation, experimentation

In practice, existing laws and policies invite widespread non-compliance; environmental objectives are perceived as incompatible with growth.

Starting them young: India's school-going entrepreneurs
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Starting them young: India's school-going entrepreneurs

We’re seeing a wave of entrepreneurs and innovators coming out of Indian schools

What if we told you, a vehicle could purify air instead of polluting it?
Breathefree

What if we told you, a vehicle could purify air instead of polluting it?

Volvo Cars is enabling the future leaders of tomorrow and their school buses to be emissaries of the breathe free message.

Air pollution causes infertility as well as birth complications, emerging research goes to show
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Air pollution causes infertility as well as birth complications, emerging research goes to show

Indians breathe some of the world’s most toxic air — India is home to 15 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world.

Australia Fires: Aboriginals point to methods of preventing destructive wildfires, cutting emissions
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Australia Fires: Aboriginals point to methods of preventing destructive wildfires, cutting emissions

Using well-timed, low-intensity fires, indigenous people burn their properties periodically to avoid wildfire risk.

Creating an Ecosystem of Green Thinking and Green Tech
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Creating an Ecosystem of Green Thinking and Green Tech

Volvo Cars is setting the tone for the industry by addressing the air pollution problem in India.

One year hence, is India’s national clean air plan on track to tackle air pollution?
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One year hence, is India’s national clean air plan on track to tackle air pollution?

Delhi, famous for resembling a gas chamber during winter, reeled under emergency levels of air quality las year.

WHO outlines 13 healthcare goals that are within reach in the 2020s
Health

WHO outlines 13 healthcare goals that are within reach in the 2020s

From climate change-related health problems to providing medical services in conflict areas, the list contains issues that affect millions of people.