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TERI plans cost-benefit analysis of pollution fight

14 Jan 2019
| The Times of India

TERI plans to conduct a cost-benefit analysis of the different measures required to combat pollution in the NCR.

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How are crop fires hurting locals? Study to find out

17 Dec 2018
| The Times of India

TERI is doing a study on how poor air quality from crop burning in proximity to residential areas adversely affects respiratory health.

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How are crop fires hurting locals? Study to find out

17 Dec 2018
| The Times of India

TERI is doing a study on how poor air quality from crop burning in proximity to residential areas adversely affects respiratory health.

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Pollution is now a political subject, that's its big success: TERI chief Ajay Mathur

21 Nov 2018
| The Hindu

Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General of TERI is also a member of the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority and has been part of India's negotiating team in earlier editions of the United Nations-convened Conference of the Parties (COP). In this interview, Dr Mathur speaks about the expectations from the Katowice Climate Change Conference and how to tackle pollution.

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Delhi's air likely to worsen

03 Nov 2018
| Sunday Guardian

Delhi's air quality is likely to worsen further as air pollution increases due to vehicular pollution, crop burning and the approaching western disturbances around the national capital region (NCR) during the Diwali period. Like every year, pollution levels have once again spiked, with air quality levels reducing from very poor to unhealthy levels across all parts of the NCR. According to a new study released by TERI, 28% of the total pollution levels in Delhi are contributed by

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Delhi pollution: Vehicles, not stubble burning, main cause, says TERI study

01 Nov 2018
| India Today

Pollution, in Delhi and its surrounding areas, is the most severe during winter months. Starting end-October, beginning-November smog covers the entire region. A study, conducted by TERI, throws some light on the reasons behind pollution in Delhi. According to TERI's Dr Sumit Sharma, who works on environment and pollution issues, 36 per cent of the pollution has its source in Delhi itself, 34 per cent in National Capital Region while 30 per cent comes from across international borders.

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India’s leading oil companies must install vapour recovery systems: NGT

14 Oct 2018
| Rajya Sabha

India’s National Green Tribunal has told state-controlled oil companies to equip their stations with vapour recovery devices by October 31, in an effort to reduce toxic emissions at fuel stations.

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Use of agricultural residues in power plants can cut Delhi pollution by 8 per cent by 2025: Study

22 Aug 2018
| The Economic Times

The use of agricultural residues in power plants can help reduce pollution in the Delhi-NCR region by 8 per cent by 2025, according to a recent study. The study, conducted jointly by TERI and Automotive Research Association of India, suggests several measures that could help in reducing pollution by 2025. It indicated that up to 26 per cent of pollution in the city in summer is caused by internal factors like vehicular emissions and this goes up to 36 per cent in winter. The study suggested

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36% of Delhi’s winter bad air is its own doing: Study

17 Aug 2018
| The Times of India

Delhi may be responsible for just 26% of its PM2.5 (microscropic, respirable particles) pollution, a new study released has revealed. This figure goes up to 36% in the winter months. Most of the pollution in this category are attributed to upwind regions beyond the city. These are the findings of the source-apportionment study jointly carried out by TERI and Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) to derive sectorial contributions to air pollution in Delhi and NCR. Data for the study

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From Oman to NCR towns, 74% of Delhi’s pollution comes from outside: Study

17 Aug 2018
| Hindustan Times

At least 74% ultrafine particles (PM2.5) in Delhi's air come from outside the city during summers, a study by TERI has found. They come from NCR towns located further north or west of Delhi and beyond even from as far as Pakistan, Afghanistan and Oman. Delhi also contributes to 40% pollution in Noida and 15% in Gurugram during winter. The two satellite towns are located in Delhi's downwind path. Panipat is located on the upwind path of Delhi and receives only 1% pollution from Delhi. TERI

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Discussion paper recommending nationwide clean air mission framework launched

16 Jan 2018
| India Today

A discussion paper launched at the first day of the World Sustainable Development Summit 2018 has recommended a nationwide clean air mission framework to meet the prescribed annual average ambient air quality standards. The summit, organised by TERI, brings together global stakeholders and decision makers with participation from over 41 countries. The paper offers a comprehensive roadmap to identify sources of emissions mapped by sectors across India and to find sustainable solutions for

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Cyber City junction is more polluted than IFFCO Chowk: TERI study

05 Jan 2018
| NYOOZ

Air at Shankar Chowk, the traffic junction of Cyber City, was found to be the city's most polluted, according to a survey conducted by TERI during the last week of November 2017. The Gwalpahari junction was the least polluted among the three sites TERI studied. The survey was conducted at three areas - Cyber City, Gwalpahari and IFFCO Chowk.

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