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Study links high pollution, biofuel burning in Delhi's crematoria at peak of second COVID wave
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Study links high pollution, biofuel burning in Delhi's crematoria at peak of second COVID wave

The study conducted by researchers from National Institute of Advanced Science, Bengaluru; Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC); Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune; Utkal University; and Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology has been published in the multidisciplinary journal Chemosphere

Cabinet gives nod to continue ACROSS scheme for atmospheric science programmes for 5 years
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Cabinet gives nod to continue ACROSS scheme for atmospheric science programmes for 5 years

The objective of the scheme is to provide improved weather, climate, ocean forecast and services, and other hazard-related services to ensure transfer of commensurate benefits to the end-user

COVID-19 virus piggybacks only black carbon emissions, not all PM 2.5 particles, says study
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COVID-19 virus piggybacks only black carbon emissions, not all PM 2.5 particles, says study

The study, published in the journal ELSEVIER, is based on data collected from Delhi, from September to December 2020, and the 24-hour average of particulate matter 2.5 and black carbon

Disturbances from large volcanic eruptions may help better understand Indian monsoon: Study
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Disturbances from large volcanic eruptions may help better understand Indian monsoon: Study

Tiny particles and gases that a large volcano blasts into the air enter into the stratosphere and remain there for a few years.

Rapid warming of Indo-Pacific Ocean cited as reason for rainfall decline over Northern India
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Rapid warming of Indo-Pacific Ocean cited as reason for rainfall decline over Northern India

Continued warming of the Indo-Pacific Ocean is highly likely, which may further intensify these changes in global rainfall patterns.

Cold wave makes Delhi air quality 'severe' for fourth straight day; city facing worst pollution crisis since Diwali
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Cold wave makes Delhi air quality 'severe' for fourth straight day; city facing worst pollution crisis since Diwali

The overall PM 2.5 level (fine particulate matter in the air with a diameter of less than 2.5 micrometre) was recorded at 271 and the PM 10 level at 422 here, the CPCB said

Environment Ministry wants new air pollution control methods before winters
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Environment Ministry wants new air pollution control methods before winters

The expert group, the ministry said, aims at better air quality management in next three months.

New study says odd-even scheme in Delhi led to an increase in number of vehicles and hence, emissions
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New study says odd-even scheme in Delhi led to an increase in number of vehicles and hence, emissions

A large number of personal vehicle owners seemed to have opted to commute earlier in the morning and later in the evening, before and after the odd –even rule.

Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology inaugurates
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Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology inaugurates "Pratyush"; a supercomputer system to help in weather forecasting

Of the 6.8 Petaflop, four Petaflop has been set up at IITM and the balance 2.8 Petaflop at the National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecast (NCMRWF) at Noida.

IMD says Southwest Monsoon withdraws from Maharashtra 24 days after its normal date
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IMD says Southwest Monsoon withdraws from Maharashtra 24 days after its normal date

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) declared the withdrawal of southwest monsoons from Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra on Tuesday

Heat wave in India: Climate change is here, prepare for irregular weather, says senior meteorologist
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Heat wave in India: Climate change is here, prepare for irregular weather, says senior meteorologist

Firstpost spoke to Jeevanprakash Kulkarni, a senior meteorologist from the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, who is presently associated with a forum called Satarkindia that issues warning based on various climatic scenarios

Dammed or Damned? Before reviewing Indus River Treaty, India needs to learn from the past
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Dammed or Damned? Before reviewing Indus River Treaty, India needs to learn from the past

A new Indus River Treaty can have long term impacts on the Himalayan mountain range. The impacts will be positive only if it is well planned in advance.

Pollution report by US scientists malicious and incorrect: Javadekar
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Pollution report by US scientists malicious and incorrect: Javadekar

The report on pollution in India has been extrapolated and not based on exact data or ground study, Javadekar said