Wipe the pollution
December 6, 2019
| IndiGo's inflight magazine, HELLO 6E
People walking the streets with N95 masks on, odd-even scheme coming into action for vehicles, schools shutting down to avoid further trouble... we're talking about that time of the year when air pollution becomes a major topic of discussion. The problem exists throughout the year and the reasons are plenty. All that is required is some administrative measures and small steps by individuals to curtail air pollution.
An invisible pandemic
November 16, 2019
| The Pioneer
Air pollution kills more people than poor diet, smoking, lack of physical fitness and high blood pressure do, put together. It is an ongoing public health emergency in India, claiming one in every eight lives. Larger portions of India's economy are being lost to health issues, reduced agricultural yields and damage to biodiversity and ecosystems caused by air pollution.
How to control crackers? Ban sale to individuals: TERI
November 14, 2019 |
November 14, 2019
The Times of India
TERI has recommended a ban on sale of crackers to individuals. A fixed quota of firecrackers could be given to RWAs to make Diwali a community-level activity, thereby reducing emission of pollutants.
Band-Aids on stubble burning pollution won't do. India must tackle it as food security issue
October 17, 2019
| The Print
The surging particulate matter (PM) from stubble burning only adds to Delhi's woes as it already has the dubious distinction of being a non-attainment city, primarily because PM concentration has not stayed within the limits of the national ambient air quality standards in the last five years. The most worrisome aspect is that the burgeoning city is home to nearly 19 million people, and high exposure to poor air quality every year makes more and more people sick and vulnerable.
Sources and factors influencing air pollution
August 22, 2019 |
August 22, 2019
At the India Clean Air Summit 2019, Dr Sumit Sharma, Director, Earth Science and Climate Change, TERI, mentioned how different scientific tools can help design accurate strategies to deal with air pollution.
Ghugus air most toxic in Maharashtra: Study
August 5, 2019 |
August 5, 2019
The Times of India
According to The Status of Maharashtra 2018-19 prepared by TERI for the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Pune is the third-most polluted in the state when it comes to deadly pollutants like benzene and sulphur dioxide SO2 .