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Burst Your Bubble With Stubble Trouble – Panel Discussion

A panel discussion on the deteriorating issue of stubble burning was organized by Stubble Trouble, a youth-led organization with the aim to amplify the voices of farmers and experts to combat the practice.

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Environmental impact of the coal industry

Coal kills, its not only the enemy of people but also for planet and by the planet means the only home for all. India is putting fossil fuel at the forefront of its strategy to turn the pandemic into economic opportunity. We have to understand that dirty fuel won’t be good for the people and planet

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How much does the National Capital prioritize clean air and blue skies?

Inhaling clean air throughout our lives will always be one of the most fundamental necessities for human beings. Even the Constitution of India holds Right to Breathe Clean Air as a part of Right to Life under Article 21. Despite the fact that the country's citizens are ensured to enjoy an unadulterated air PAN India by the national rulebook itself, the public of its capital city severely suffers from a heavy violation of this essential right.

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Stubble Burning 2020: Has the Government fulfilled its promises to wipe out the problem?

One of the many reasons for the hazardous air pollution in winters is stubble burning. Has the Government been successful to find solutions to the issue?

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Punjab, Haryana submit action plans to check Stubble Burning

The Punjab and Haryana governments have submitted to a Supreme Court-mandated panel their action plans to check stubble burning that contributes significantly to air pollution in Delhi and adjoining areas every year

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Take action to curb stubble burning!

Every year Delhi-NCR and it’s adjoining regions suffer from the worst air pollution. Stubble burning is the major cause of this pollution.

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Urgent Request to Authorities to take Immediate Peremptory Steps to Prevent Stubble Burning

To,Captain Amarinder SinghHon’ble Chief Minister of Punjab.Mr M.L.KhattarHon’ble Chief Minister of HaryanaMr. Arvind Kejriwal,Hon’ble Chief Minister of Delhi. Subject: Urgent Request To Take Immediate Peremptory Steps to Prevent Stubble Burning During September-November, 2020 Respected Sirs, As you are aware during September-November, 2019 the Delhi-NCR and it’s adjoining regions in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh suffered […]

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Effect of COVID-19 lockdown on air pollution

A conventional story of a crow and crane, the lesson we learnt ‘Tit for Tat’. In other words, the way a person will treat you, they himself will be treated in the same manner. A similar situation was created in December 2019 in Wuhan, China called the COVID-19 pandemic. Humans have consistently destroyed the different […]

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How Climate Change Impacts Our Water resources?

“Water water everywhere, but not a drop to drink.” We’ve all heard the phrase before but do you know we’re literally running out of freshwater? According to the IPCC fifth assessment report, the availability of freshwater is expected to become even more scarce in the future because of climate change. Freshwater is a necessity for human […]

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Air pollution shortens life expectancy by 5.2 years in India: Study

Air pollution has shortened the average Indian life expectancy by 5.2 years, according to data released by air quality life index (AQLI), a tool developed by the Energy Policy Institute of The University of Chicago (EPIC). The report named as Annual report on Air Quality Life Index has revealed many parameters on life expectancy related […]

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Assam Floods to Uttarakhand Cloudburst- The Weekly Wrap

Are you worried that your news intake doesn’t have enough on the environment? Let Me Breathe brings you the weekly wrap with all the environment news that is happening closer to home and around the world.  Here’s the news of the week: 1.24 Lakh Hit In Assam Floods Assam is flooding again! 92% of the […]

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Lockdown helped achieve 95% of NCAP target:Study

The coronavirus lockdown helped achieve 95% of the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) targets for 2024 in just 74 days in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, according to a CarbonCopy and Respirer Living Sciences analysis of CPCB AQI data. In a bid to improve the air quality, the National Clean Air Programme was proposed in […]

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कोयले की नीलामी का पर्यावरण पर क्या होगा असर?

कोयला कॉर्पोरेट मुनाफे की एक वस्तु नहीं, बहुमूल्य राष्ट्रीय सम्पदा है जिससे सैंकड़ों लोगों का जीवन और आने वाली पीढ़ियों का भविष्य जुड़ा है | कल 18 जून को प्रधान मंत्री मोदी ने व्यावसायिक उपयोग के लिए खदानों की प्रक्रिया शुरुआत की | अपने भाषण में उन्होने कहा कि कोयला संसाधनों का आर्थिक लाभ के […]

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In 5 countries, majority citizens want stricter laws to improve air quality: Report

At least two-thirds of citizens in five countries have said they support stricter laws to tackle air pollution, according to a new YouGov survey conducted on behalf of the Clean Air Fund.  According to a new survey, the majority of Indians think living in an area with high air pollution increases the risk of “catching […]

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World Oceans Day 2020: What is the need for sustainable oceans?

The ocean is one of the most diverse places on Earth. They cover over 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface and hold 97 per cent of our planet’s water. According to the National Ocean Service, “the oceans produce over half of the world’s oxygen and stores 50 times more Carbon dioxide than the atmosphere. Many […]

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Strike For The Future!

The letter to the White House on Climate Emergency

The impact of vehicular emissions on air pollution