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Friday, Nov 22, 2019

Air pollution

Nov 13, 2019 00:05
Experts have said that intense stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana contributes to high level of pollution during the winter months in north India. read more
Nov 12, 2019 15:40
Previous studies indicate that inflammation and atherosclerosis are most likely responsible for the association between long-term exposure to air pollution and cardiovascular disease and mortality. read more
Nov 12, 2019 07:50
The change in the wind direction from easterly to northwesterly also played a part in pushing Delhi’s air quality across the danger mark. The northwesterly wind carrying crop stubble burning residue from the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana... read more
Nov 11, 2019 23:39
According to the government officials, there have been 24,886 instances of punitive actions against defiant farmers this harvest season -- this is around half of the total stubble burning incidents reported. read more
Nov 11, 2019 22:57
Delhi environment minister Kailash Gahlot has asked rged them to take action against stubble burning and promote technology to stop this practice read more
Nov 11, 2019 08:03
The average annual temperature on Earth has gone up by 1°Celsius as compared to levels before the industrial age (1850 -1900). The IPCC report warns that a jump from 1.5°C to 2°C will lead to a substantial increase in risks. read more
Nov 11, 2019 01:53
The drop in temperature is expected mainly due to a change in wind direction: from south-easterly to north-westerly, which will bring in cold winds from snow-clad mountains as well as smoke from farm fires in Punjab and Haryana. read more
Nov 10, 2019 23:40
Mumbai’s record in adapting to climate change has been abysmal read more
Nov 10, 2019 09:53
Plants and trees may be better and cheaper options than technology to mitigate air pollution, says a new study. read more
Nov 09, 2019 21:59
Air pollution is real and it’s in our lungs. Know the facts before you tackle it. read more
Nov 09, 2019 16:04
While sales of air purifiers and face masks have soared, a slight change in eating habits and skin care routine can also help reduce the effects of the smog. read more
Nov 08, 2019 23:18
The CM also ordered stringent action against those found violating the ban on stubble burning, in line with the apex court’s directives on the penalisation of such farmers read more
Nov 08, 2019 23:11
The odd-even scheme, planned to cut down air pollution, was initially meant to be in force between November 4 and November 15 . It is effective between 8 am to 8 pm. read more
Nov 08, 2019 17:12
Given the large quantity of paddy straw, its in-situ incorporation may neither be advisable nor sustainable. Mulching may release excess methane, causing air pollution besides burdening the soil with silica read more
Nov 08, 2019 05:51
Greenpeace India and air visual report earlier in March this year declared Delhi as the most polluted capital city in the world. read more