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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

Delhi: 55 more stations to monitor pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 1, 2017

Monitoring of air quality, which forms the basis of the graded response action plan to curb air pollution in Delhi-NCR, has been patchy for long. In the 46,208 square kilometre area that forms...

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NGT to MP government: Display vehicular pollution and air quality of area on every cross road in MP cities

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 30, 2016

Giving the landmark judgement to control the air ambient quality of Bhopal as well as other cities of Madhya Pradesh, National Green Tribunal on Monday asked Madhya Pradesh Pollution control...

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Subject Tags: air quality , NGT , pollution

EU offers tech expertise to India to combat air pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 22, 2016

With Delhi and many other cities grappling with increasing pollution, the European Union has offered its best technical expertise to help India combat deteriorating air quality....

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Subject Tags: air quality , pollution

Kerala to get advanced air quality monitoring systems

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 11, 2016

Kerala will get four new state-of-the-art real-time ambient air quality monitoring systems (AAQMS) by the end of this financial year. While Thiruvananthapuram has an AAQMS with less parameters,...

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