air pollution in india]
While WHO's revised recommendations for air quality standards are not legally binding for countries, they may represent a turning point in the way we approach air pollution globally.
Published on Sep 22, 2021 07:44 PM IST
While most people associate air toxins with lung disease, 38% of the disease burden from air pollution in India is from heart disease and diabetes, found the study, which estimated it accounted for 1·24 million or 12·5% of the annual deaths.
Updated on Nov 03, 2019 06:01 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
The action plan suggests three significant shifts in the policy discourse on air quality governance.
Updated on Sep 14, 2019 06:11 AM IST
New Delhi | By Shibani Ghosh, Santosh Harish
While exposure to outdoor particulate matter (PM) accounted for a loss of nearly one year and six months in life expectancy, exposure to household air pollution accounted for a loss of nearly one year and two months, according to the CSE.
Published on Jun 12, 2019 12:07 AM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
Studies have shown that around 60% of vehicular air pollution in India can be attributed to 20% of vehicles, the ones that are poorly-maintained or, simply, old.
Updated on Nov 12, 2018 11:13 AM IST
By Anju Goel and Jai Kishan Malik