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Delhi's air quality severe, CPCB convenes emergency meeting

By : Sustainability ..., May 10, 2019

Delhi's air quality deteriorated to 'severe' due to a dust storm in northwest India which led to a sudden spike in the pollution level in the national capital, the Centre-run SAFAR said. The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and...

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MITS students design hybrid electric vehicle

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2019

In what could offer a solution to the vehicle pollution that is touching alarming levels, the final year mechanical engineering students of Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science (MITS...

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Environment Ministry constitutes committee to implement National Clean Air Programme

By : Sustainability ..., May 1, 2019

The Union Environment Ministry has constituted a new committee to implement the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), which aims to cut pollution in the 102 worst affected cities by 20-30 percent...

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Bid to make `green aviation policy’ a reality

By : Sustainability ..., May 1, 2019

In a bid to minimise air pollution and keep the sky clean, various stakeholders at the Centre, which includes Ministry of Civil Aviation, Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Petroleum Ministry...

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Cutting household fuel use may save 2.7 Lakh lives annually in India

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 22, 2019

India could make a major dent in air pollution and save about 270,000 lives a year by curbing emissions from dirty household fuels such as wood, dung, coal and kerosene, according to a study led...

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Leading Indian Businesses Commit to Electric Vehicle Fleets by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2019

Shuttl and BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) have become the latest Indian business giants to join The Climate Group’s EV100 initiative....

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Switching to electric vehicles may improve air quality: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 16, 2019

Adopting electric vehicles (EVs) could improve overall air quality and lower carbon emissions, according to a study.

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Globally, four million kids develop asthma annually due to traffic-related pollution, India stands second

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 12, 2019

About four million children, globally, develop asthma annually because of inhaling nitrogen dioxide air pollution, a recent study has revealed. According to the study, the largest burdens related to air pollution was found in China followed by India.

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Ujjwala scheme has limited impact on LPG usage

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2019

The widespread use of solid fuels such as wood and dung for cooking pollutes households and adds to India’s disease burden. To tackle this, the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched in May...

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Congress assures to fight air pollution, global warming; protect wildlife, water bodies, CRZs

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

The Congress Tuesday said it recognised air pollution as a national public health emergency and promised an action agenda that will place India at the forefront of the battle against global...

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