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Centre’s clean air plan goes beyond Delhi, urban India and outdoor pollution

Publish on March 12, 2018     Source: Hindustan Times

A draft of the National Clean Air Programme that the Union environment ministry will finalise in less than a month broadens the focus from Delhi to 100 non-attainment cities across India and calls for guidelines on indoor air pollution.

The ministry told the Supreme Court on Frid

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Air pollution on the up - but which nations are the dirtiest?

Publish on March 12, 2018     Source: Aol

Air pollution has been a hot-button issue for the UK, with Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal the spark that started a still-raging war against private cars and diesel vehicles in particular. And it's easy to see why – with toxic nitrogen oxide emissions contributing to poor health and

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Air pollution is bad for productivity, even in office jobs

Publish on March 12, 2018     Source: Quartz at Work

It seems reasonable that breathing in pollution would affect worker productivity, but only recently has the damage been documented.

In a series of studies that match readings from air monitors with the results of workers who are paid for daily piece work, researchers demonstrated

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Pollution hits dangerous levels in Srinagar during winters: Study

Publish on March 11, 2018     Source: Indian Express

In a surprising find, a study has revealed that pollution in Srinagar – the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir – hits dangerous levels during winter months as the air carries five times more tiny particulate matter than the permissible limit, with the experts terming it a worrying develop

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NPC 2018: Sober reading of improvement in air quality needed, says environment vice-minister

Publish on March 10, 2018     Source: Straits Times

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The vice-minister of environmental protection, Huang Runqiu, has called for a sober assessment of the recent improvement in air quality and continuous efforts to fight pollution.

The structure of industry, energy consumption and transport

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