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Centre promises to create a comprehensive law to tackle air pollution and stubble burning

The Supreme Court has suspended the appointment of former Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B. Lokur to a one-man committee to monitor stubble burning after the Centre gave an assurance that it will create a permanent body through legislation to battle air pollution and stubble burning in Delhi and its neighboring states. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta informed the Court […]

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Masks over Masks- Deteriorating Air Quality

October is back with cloud of smoke. The repetitive cycle of pollution has began as the air quality continues to decrease. We must as vigilant citizens help to break this visious cycle.

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Post COVID-19: Back to grey skies?

Just last year mid December my friend had just arrived from Switzerland. The first thing she said to me was ” Aanchal you must take a trip there. The sky is soo blue and everything looks bright and colourful. The air is soo clean.” I felt bad that why can’t we have the same here. […]

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Air pollution contributed to 6.67 million deaths worldwide in 2019: Report

A comprehensive analysis of air pollution’s global impact on newborns finds that outdoor and household particulate matter pollution contributed to the deaths of more than 116,000 Indian infants in their first month of life in 2019,  according to a  new global study, State of Global Air 2020 (SoGA).   The State of Global Air presents a […]

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This is Air-Pollution Emergency-Stubble Burning

In the midst of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Indian Government does not look to take the burden of another crisis. The economy is Collapsed, so many Natural Disasters, etc have made the situations worst than ever before for the governments. I’m talking about the consequences of Stubble Burning. Global Day of Action For Climate Justice […]

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Delhi govt to release plan to set up 200 EV public charging stations

The Delhi government will roll out a coordinated strategy to setup 200 public charging and battery swapping stations at prominent locations in the city

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Airpocalypse: Diving deep into Delhi pollution

In November 2019, India's capital city, Delhi plunges into an air pollution crisis. As winter 2020 approaches, can Delhi prevent another airpocalypse?

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Solving a water crisis for waste pickers in Delhi’s Rangpuri Pahari

Residents of Rangpuri Pahari in South Delhi are facing a water crisis due to the current nationwide lockdown. “There is not a drop of water left here,” said Rekha, a local resident. The past few days, she said, her son and nephew have been unsuccessful in reaching a nearby, privately owned borewell from where they […]

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Delhi govt. holds conference with experts to tackle air pollution

A round table conference with experts, NGOs, and officials on reducing air pollution was organized by the Delhi government and chaired by environment minister Gopal Rai on February 27, 2020. It was attended by experts, NGOs and officials to discuss an action plan to tackle air pollution in the national capital.  Delhi Government to come […]

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Why I filed a petition to install solar panels in all Government Offices

Pollution has been a cause of concern for all Delhiites, more so in the last decade. The exponential increase in pollution has gone unattended to an extent that now we are dealing with a severe climate crisis. Millions of people are dying and sadly the number is increasing day by day. Political parties, irrespective of […]

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Delhi Pollution: SC Slams Centre, State Govts, Seeks Report From CPCB

A bench of headed by Justice Arun Mishra along with Justice Deepak Gupta took cognisance of the deteriorating air quality in Delhi

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Delhi Pollution is Not Our Fault Says Farmers Of Punjab

Is stubble burning the only reason for air pollution in Delhi?

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Authorities Take action On Air Pollution After Delhi Citizens Demand Clean Air

PM Modi has directed the Union agriculture ministry to give priority to farmers of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, and Haryana when distributing equipment to prevent stubble burning

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Air Quality Index Marginally Better In Delhi-NCR, PMO Sets Up Panel to Monitor Air Quality

Delhi-NCR has been almost a gas chamber as thick smog enveloped the region. On Monday, however, there was a slight improvement in pollution levels with the Air Quality Index (AQI) dipping from ‘hazardous’ (900+) to ‘unhealthy’ (150-200) which is expected to continue today as well due to an increase in wind speed. According to the […]

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How Air Pollution Affects You: Steps To Protect Yourself From The Unhealthy Air

Here are some simple, effective tips for protecting you and your family from the dangers of air pollution

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