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Significant reduction expected in paddy straw generated from Punjab, Haryana and U.P, says Govt

The central & state governments have stepped up to reduce paddy straw generation and stubble burning to curb air pollution. As per a press release by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, steps taken towards reduction in paddy straw generation are yielding positive results. Through crop & varietal diversification, increased focus on in-situ […]

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The impact of yearly farm fires on the air quality

This is that time of the year when residents of Delhi NCR want to shut themselves from the rest of the world. This is when its rank of being the most polluted major city in the world gets hit out of the park. This is when the clamor for the Right to Clean Air reaches […]

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Delhi govt will use PUSA technique to reduce need for stubble burning: Kejriwal

The Delhi government will work with Pusa Research Institute from October 5 to make an agri mix using a technique developed by it to reduce the need for stubble-burning in farms, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said

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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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Plea seeks end to stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana; Delhi HC asks Centre to respond

The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking immediate steps to prevent stubble burning in the neighboring states of Punjab and Haryana on the grounds it would aggravate COVID-19 related problems.

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PIL filed in SC to ensure ban on stubble burning

A PIL has been filed before the Supreme Court seeking a direction upon the State Governments of Punjab and Haryana to ensure a complete ban on stubble burning in their states.

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Arvind Kejriwal writes to Javadekar over crop stubble burning issue

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday, and asked him for an in-person meeting to discuss the crop stubble burning issue in northwest India. In the letter, he suggested scaling up the use of a low-cost technology developed by the Indian Agricultural Research Institute here to deal […]

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Open Letter to Haryana’s CM about Gurugram’s Environment Crisis

Dear Mr. Khattar I am a resident of the most polluted city in the world, The Millennium City, Gurugram. I was hopeful that after getting this dubious tag our elected representatives and administration would show some urgency in solving the air pollution issue on a war footing. Unfortunately in the past year and a half, I […]

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Tweeple Come Out in Support of Aravallis

To bring attention to the destroying Aravallis, concerned residents organized a nationwide tweetstorm on 14th January 2020, calling out ministers and the concerned authorities on why no action is being taken in the matter. Aravallis, the oldest mountain range in the world present in four North Indian states is in grave danger. 31 Aravalli hills […]

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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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Saving city forests with young climate activists

Over the past year, young people around the world have united in the fight to change the system and combat climate change. These young activists are now seeing a direct correlation between a clean environment, thriving flora and fauna, and quality of life.

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