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Pollutant level at all-time high in Delhi during morning hours

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2017

The national capital on Thursday saw one of the worst surges in the pollutant concentration in air during morning hours, with PM2.5 crossing the 700 level in east Delhi's Anand Vihar, while...

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China Cancelling Around 1/3 Of Iron Ore Mining Licenses, As Part Of Bid To Cut Air Pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 29, 2017

Around a third of all iron ore mining licenses in China will be cancelled as part of a bid to reduce associated emissions, and thus to reduce levels of the country’s deadly air pollution, an...

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Spectre of crop burning rises again, air quality under threat

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2017

Paddy stubble burning, which triggers episodes of smog across Delhi-NCR during winters, is slowly picking up across parts of Haryana and Punjab, sparking concern among states in the region....

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Air quality in Delhi this August worse than that of last year: CPCB

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 17, 2017

Delhi’s air quality has suffered more in the first two weeks of August as compared to the same time last year, data collated by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) shows. Moreover, Delhi is the second most polluted city among the neighbouring ones including Gurgaon,...

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Mandi Gobindgarh to be made pollution-free

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 12, 2017

The district administration has chalked out a comprehensive plan to make Mandi Gobindgarh pollution-free. This was stated by Kanwalpreet Brar, Deputy Commissioner, Fatehgarh Sahib, while...

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Special cell to curb waste burning: Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 7, 2017

The state government on Thursday asked the MCG to create a special cell for monitoring garbage burning and management of construction and demolition (C&D) waste in the city....

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Atmospheric particulate matter a significant threat to India’s solar projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 29, 2017

A study by Duke University, IIT Gandhinagar and University of Wisconsin has revealed that India’s solar projects may face...

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New chemical can cut vehicle emission to zero: Inventors

By : sustainabilityo..., May 26, 2017

A group of five people has claimed to have invented a chemical that can substantially reduce pollution caused by gases emitted by vehicles plying on roads. If successful, the invention could...

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Air pollution: Delhi government’s expensive PUC vehicular emissions network system fails utility test

By : sustainabilityo..., May 15, 2017

Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) in a report pointed out the hurdles the department is facing with the new network installed to monitor the vehicular emissions in Delhi. The report...

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UK proposes clean-air zones, scrappage scheme for polluting cars

By : sustainabilityo..., May 8, 2017

Britain said on Friday it could introduce a scrappage scheme to get the most polluting cars and vans off its roads and charge some drivers of old vehicles to enter parts of the country, as it...

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