How to curb air pollution? Data for Fbd collected, report by November
July 17, 2023 |
July 17, 2023
The Times of India
The source appropriation study, a first for Haryana is being carried out by The Energy and Resources Institute. Mr Ved Prakash Sharma, Senior Manager -Labs, one of the TERI’s lead researchers in the study said the data collection for the study is completed. They will carry out validation and interpretation of the information, upon which a detailed road map will be drawn considering all possible measures for air quality improvement. These measures will be classified into short and long term, with priority to low-cost measures with maximum benefits.
Clearing The Air: Combating pollution for a healthier global urban future
June 29, 2023
| Mr Shivang Agarwal
| WION News
The path to significant air pollution reduction is filled with challenges, requiring comprehensive policy reforms, stringent regulations, and active public-private sector collaborations. However, effective strategies aimed at mitigating air pollution offer a ray of hope in this scenario. Steps such as strengthening vehicle emission standards, promoting renewable energy, and improving public transportation infrastructure are crucial. However, the responsibility lies not only with the authorities.
Gasping for breath: What is India doing about its air pollution crisis?
May 30, 2023 |
June 14, 2023
India has implemented a variety of regulations aimed at various sources of air pollution, ranging from industry to road traffic. Despite this, its air quality has steadily deteriorated, to the degree of today's public health catastrophe. The difficulty in achieving a lasting impact from these initiatives is multi-faceted said Mr Suresh Ramasubramanya Iyer, Senior Fellow and Area Convenor, Centre for Environmental Studies, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).
Harder to breathe: Mumbai wheezes its way to becoming pollution capital
March 21, 2023 |
March 21, 2023
The Swiss air tracking index, IQAir, ranked Mumbai and the Mumbai metropolitan region as India's most polluted urban centre. Mumbai's AQI ranged between 200 and 400 on Most days in January and February. Due to La Nina, the air transfer between sea and land, which used to happen every two to three days, slowed down to a seven to 10-day cycle this winter, says Dr Anju Goel, Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.
Soon, Delhi's air pollution sources to be available in real time
January 29, 2023 |
January 29, 2023
A "super site" and mobile laboratory (a lab-on-wheels capturing air pollution readings and sources from various parts of the city) are set to be opened by the chief minister, Mr. Arvind Kejriwal. These were used for the "real-time source apportionment study," under which data on Delhi's air were collected. A model (software) was created giving sources of air pollution by using air from the surroundings as input. The source apportionment study is being done by IIT Kanpur, IIT Delhi, TERI, and IISER Mohali at the cost of around Rs 12 crores for the Delhi Pollution Control Committee.
Study on local polluters in 3 Haryana cities gets nod, will help make roadmap to improve air
January 14, 2023 |
January 14, 2023
The Times of India
A PM2.5 and PM10 source apportionment study, with a focus on identifying local polluters, will take place for the first time in Gurugram, Sonipat and Panipat. The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) has given its nod to the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) to conduct this study. TERI is conducting a similar study in Faridabad.