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National Clean Air Programme needs transparent action: Greenpeace

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 14, 2018

The Union Environment Ministry's National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) is a good step but has ambiguous planning and lacks clarity, said Greenpeace India after accessing documents through an RTI...

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Red-category industries told to track emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 28, 2018

The Central Pollution Control Board has issued directions to pollution control boards in NCR states to get all “red” category industries to install online stack continuous emissions monitoring...

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EU summons France, Germany, UK to ‘final chance’ pollution talks

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 31, 2018

The EU summoned ministers from France, Germany, Britain and six other polluting member states for a “final chance” today to comply with air quality standards.


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CPCB likely to go for new devices to study Delhi air quality, says official

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 28, 2017

A top Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) scientist on Monday said that the agency may consider using advanced LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) devices to vertically monitor the air...

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Government to standardise parameters used for measuring air quality

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 30, 2017

The Centre will soon initiate the process for standardisation of equipment, data and all other parameters required to measure purity of air, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Wednesday...

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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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Declining air quality due to greenhouse gases biggest global challenge: Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2017

Checking the rapid decline in environment quality caused by increasing greenhouse gas emissions globally has perhaps become the most important challenge for humanity, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday.

"The last 10 to 15 years have seen a rapid decline in the...

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Subject Tags: air quality , pollution

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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Government to form panel to monitor National Energy Policy

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 13, 2017

The National Energy Policy, prepared by government think tank NITI Aayog after extensive consultations over the last one-and-a-half years, will replace the Integrated Energy Policy of the UPA...

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NGT seeks Gurugram air quality report

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 16, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday instructed the Haryana government and the state pollution control board (HSPCB) to submit a report on Gurgaon's ambient air quality....

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Subject Tags: air quality , NGT , pollution