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Govts must respond to warnings planet is giving, cut emissions, Greenpeace urges

As more than 180 countries meet at COP26 in Glasgow to discuss climate change, environmentalists urge world leaders to show their strong commitment to tackle the ecological breakdown.
Religious leaders and faith community members hold a COP26 vigil and lead a prayer ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, on Sunday. (REUTERS)
Religious leaders and faith community members hold a COP26 vigil and lead a prayer ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, on Sunday. (REUTERS)
Published on Oct 31, 2021 11:07 PM IST
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India’s sulfur dioxide emissions see first decline in 4 years

Emissions from India dropped 6% last year as the country consumed less coal, mirroring a similar decline in global emissions of the toxic gas, according to a report by the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air, and Greenpeace.
The reduction in sulfur dioxide, which increases the risks of heart and lung diseases, is good news for Indian cities that have some of the world’s dirtiest air.(AP)
The reduction in sulfur dioxide, which increases the risks of heart and lung diseases, is good news for Indian cities that have some of the world’s dirtiest air.(AP)
Updated on Oct 08, 2020 03:44 PM IST
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Bloomberg | ByBloomberg| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Coronavirus-hit airlines in push for divisive route subsidies

Major airlines are seeking operating subsidies for key routes once coronavirus restrictions are lifted, a leaked lobbying document shows, stoking tensions with some low-cost carriers that are less likely to benefit from the additional funds.
Route subsidies feature on a list of financial support requests circulated among airline members of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and seen by Reuters.(Unsplash)
Route subsidies feature on a list of financial support requests circulated among airline members of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and seen by Reuters.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 12, 2020 10:19 AM IST
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Paris | ByReuters

Noida, Ghaziabad among top five polluted cities in the country: Greenpeace Report

According to the Greenpeace report, which takes 2018 as the base year and takes particle pollutant 10 (PM10) as the source of pollution, the concentration in Noida has been increasing since 2015.
Expert stated that unabated emissions, especially from permanent sources such as power plants across NCR, are one of the base causes of increasing pollution levels, especially in Noida and Ghaziabad.(Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)
Expert stated that unabated emissions, especially from permanent sources such as power plants across NCR, are one of the base causes of increasing pollution levels, especially in Noida and Ghaziabad.(Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 22, 2020 07:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Noida | ByKushagra Dixit

Mumbai 37th most polluted city in India: Greenpeace Report

Air quality levels in cities within the Mumbai Metropolitan Region – like Dombivli, Chandrapur, Ulhasnagar, Thane, Navi Mumbai and Bhiwandi – were found to be higher than the national and WHO standards.
Mumbai was more polluted than several north Indian cities and at 37, it was the most polluted coastal city in Greenpeace’s list.(Prabhat Mehrotra / HT File Photo)
Mumbai was more polluted than several north Indian cities and at 37, it was the most polluted coastal city in Greenpeace’s list.(Prabhat Mehrotra / HT File Photo)
Updated on Jan 22, 2020 06:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByBadri Chatterjee, Mumbai

Air pollution in Delhi didn’t drop by 25 % as claimed by AAP govt: Greenpeace

Greenpeace India and air visual report earlier in March this year declared Delhi as the most polluted capital city in the world.
The Delhi government’s claim of a 25 per cent reduction in air pollution levels over the past few years is not true, Greenpeace India said on Thursday(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The Delhi government’s claim of a 25 per cent reduction in air pollution levels over the past few years is not true, Greenpeace India said on Thursday(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 08, 2019 06:35 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Tackle air pollution and breathe life into your walks

With 22 out of the world’s 30 most polluted cities being in India, is it safe to take prolonged walks outdoors?
According to a 2016 study by the University of Cambridge, even in a city like Delhi, you would have to walk outdoors for six hours and fifteen minutes a day for the negative effects of pollution to outweigh the benefits of walking.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
According to a 2016 study by the University of Cambridge, even in a city like Delhi, you would have to walk outdoors for six hours and fifteen minutes a day for the negative effects of pollution to outweigh the benefits of walking.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 05, 2019 06:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNatasha Rego

Mumbai was the second largest emitter of SO2 in 2018: Study

Studies have found SO2, a colourless pollutant gas, contributes to deaths from air pollution as well as acidification of soil and surface waters.
The largest source of SO2 emissions is the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas.(HT image)
The largest source of SO2 emissions is the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 02:57 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByBadri Chatterjee

‘Chembur-Trombay is city’s prime nitrogen oxide hotspot’: Greenpeace study

Nitrogen oxides are a group of toxic gases that contribute to the formation of aerosols and ozone that can worsen respiratory conditions and cause other health issues.
The maximum amount of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions in the city come from the Chembur-Trombay area — which has a power plant, several petroleum refineries and a fertiliser factory . (Representative Image)(AFP)
The maximum amount of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions in the city come from the Chembur-Trombay area — which has a power plant, several petroleum refineries and a fertiliser factory . (Representative Image)(AFP)
Updated on Jul 06, 2019 01:18 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByBadri Chatterjee

The city must have an action plan in place to fight pollution

As one of the fastest growing cities of north India, Gurugram has paid a high price for development. We must be fools to not realise that pollution will eventually impact Gurugram’s ability to attract investment and talent.
What is most disappointing is that even with the general elections just around the corner, the issue of pollution is nowhere being publicly discussed by political parties in their election manifestos. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
What is most disappointing is that even with the general elections just around the corner, the issue of pollution is nowhere being publicly discussed by political parties in their election manifestos. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 19, 2019 01:40 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByShubhra Puri

Lucknow ranked ninth most polluted city in the world, says report

Gurugram takes lead as the most polluted city followed by, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Bhiwadi and Noida in the top six. Alarmingly, 15 of the 20 most polluted cities in the region are from India, as per the report
The air quality of Lucknow, according to experts, is caused primarily because of unchecked vehicular pollution and rampant construction.(HT File)
The air quality of Lucknow, according to experts, is caused primarily because of unchecked vehicular pollution and rampant construction.(HT File)
Published on Mar 06, 2019 08:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent, Lucknow

Greenpeace India shuts two offices, cuts staff after illegal donations row

Known for its campaigns against India’s coal-fired power plants, Greenpeace has been barred from receiving foreign donations since 2015. India’s financial crime investigating agency froze the group’s main bank account on October 5.
Environmental group Greenpeace said on Saturday it had been forced to shut two of its regional offices in India . (Shankar Mourya/HT Photo)(HT Photo)
Environmental group Greenpeace said on Saturday it had been forced to shut two of its regional offices in India . (Shankar Mourya/HT Photo)(HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 02, 2019 10:15 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByReuters

‘Citizens of 16 Maharashtra cities likely to breathe polluted air till 2024’

Greenpeace report says target to reduce pollution by 30% via NCAP unattainable
Titled Airpocalypse III, the report was released on Tuesday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)
Titled Airpocalypse III, the report was released on Tuesday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jan 30, 2019 01:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByBadri Chatterjee, Mumbai

Japan to resume commercial whale hunting, but not in Antarctic

Japan switched to what it calls research whaling after the IWC imposed a moratorium on commercial whaling in the 1980s, and now says stocks have recovered enough to resume commercial hunts.
Japan announced Wednesday that it is leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume commercial hunts for the animals for the first time in 30 years.(AP)
Japan announced Wednesday that it is leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume commercial hunts for the animals for the first time in 30 years.(AP)
Updated on Dec 26, 2018 06:16 PM IST
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Tokyo | ByAssociated Press

More than 1.6 million sign petition to sue France for not doing enough to fight climate change

When French President Emmanuel Macron tried to raise fuel taxes to help wean France from fossil fuels, it sparked a nationwide movement last month. Macron scrapped the tax hike.
More than 1.6 million people have signed an online petition to take the French state to court for not doing enough to fight climate change.(Getty Images)
More than 1.6 million people have signed an online petition to take the French state to court for not doing enough to fight climate change.(Getty Images)
Updated on Dec 24, 2018 10:05 PM IST
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Paris | ByAssociated Press

Lessons for Delhi: How Beijing shifted tide in its battle against pollution

Chinese govt introduced a four-month ban on construction, reduced emissions from cargo corridors, resulting in a 54% drop in PM2.5 levels.
Chinese govt introduced a four-month ban on construction, reduced emissions from cargo corridors, resulting in a 54% drop in PM 2.5 levels.(AP Photo)
Chinese govt introduced a four-month ban on construction, reduced emissions from cargo corridors, resulting in a 54% drop in PM 2.5 levels.(AP Photo)
Updated on Nov 13, 2018 08:58 AM IST
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Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis

Delhi air quality turned ‘good’ due to rain, says Greenpeace

Greenpeace India said the improvement in air quality was a natural phenomena as rain washed out the dust particles.
Commuters holding umbrellas as they walk during rain in New Delhi on July 27.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Commuters holding umbrellas as they walk during rain in New Delhi on July 27.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 29, 2018 12:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Paraglider flies protest banner close to Trump’s holiday resort in Scotland, charged with security breach

The paraglider carried a banner reading “Trump: Well Below Par” on Friday night over Trump’s Turnberry resort in western Scotland to protest his environmental policies.
US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, on July 13, 2018.(Reuters)
US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, on July 13, 2018.(Reuters)
Updated on Jul 16, 2018 10:37 AM IST
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Associated Press | ByHT Correspondent

Is a local study needed in Maharashtra to understand how plastic devastates the environment?

Plastic manufacturers, have moved the Bombay high court against the state-wide plastic ban, demanding an environment impact assessment study to find out how plastic affects environment.
Environmentalists have laughed at the suggestion that we need another study to find out whether plastics are bad for the environment.(HT FILE)
Environmentalists have laughed at the suggestion that we need another study to find out whether plastics are bad for the environment.(HT FILE)
Updated on Apr 09, 2018 12:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByManoj R Nair
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