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The sources of pollution here include construction and road dust, garbage-burning in vacant areas, and industries that spew pollutants from their stacks or congestion points for traffic.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Pollution: Why every one per cent counts, writes Sunita Narain

By Sunita Narain
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 08:29 PM IST
The source of pollution here is local. Action has to be taken through local agencies. And it has to be systemic
The way we eat now: Scene at a mall in Mumbai.(Universal Images Group via Getty)
The way we eat now: Scene at a mall in Mumbai.(Universal Images Group via Getty)

Review: Business of Taste by Centre for Science and Environment

Hindustan Times | By Vivek Menezes
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2019 08:21 PM IST
Business of Taste highlights high-nutrition foods that have fallen out of traditional diets at calamitous cost
A view of the moving metro as smog engulfs the Delhi skyline.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
A view of the moving metro as smog engulfs the Delhi skyline.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

CPCB says let employees work from home, carpool to work to curb air pollution in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai and Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 05:25 AM IST
Schools should also provide transport to students to avoid the bunching of private vehicles outside, said CPCB member secretary Prashant Gargava.
In his career spanning close to 25 years, Chandra Bhushan has established himself as a researcher, writer and campaigner for environmentally sound and socially inclusive development(Photo:chandrabhushan.net)
In his career spanning close to 25 years, Chandra Bhushan has established himself as a researcher, writer and campaigner for environmentally sound and socially inclusive development(Photo:chandrabhushan.net)

Chandra Bhushan quits as deputy head of CSE

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 01:32 PM IST
Bhushan had been with the CSE for 22 years and has spent about 25 years in the area of environment research. He joined CSE in 1997 to head its Green Rating Project (GRP) and was appointed deputy director general in 2010.
Commercial vehicle drivers can recharge their RFID accounts either online or at the 28 point of sale (PoS) kiosks at the entry/exit points.(HT image)
Commercial vehicle drivers can recharge their RFID accounts either online or at the 28 point of sale (PoS) kiosks at the entry/exit points.(HT image)

RFID-enabled toll plazas will go cashless from Friday; double penalty for violation

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 04:11 AM IST
The Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority [EPCA] mandated this during a meeting on Tuesday.
EPCA, under the yet to be notified policy, had recommended hiking surface parking rates and pedestrianisation of the three major markets.(HT image)
EPCA, under the yet to be notified policy, had recommended hiking surface parking rates and pedestrianisation of the three major markets.(HT image)

Soon, Metro cards can be used to pay for parking

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 01:11 AM IST
Representatives from the Delhi Metro said they will take up the suggestion for further consideration.
The increase in extreme rainfall events links up with land degradation because one of its major causes is soil erosion. Soil aridity is also increasing in India with rise in land temperature, experts said. (Photo by Ragul Krishnan/ HT PHOTO)(HT PHOTO)
The increase in extreme rainfall events links up with land degradation because one of its major causes is soil erosion. Soil aridity is also increasing in India with rise in land temperature, experts said. (Photo by Ragul Krishnan/ HT PHOTO)(HT PHOTO)

In just 12 days of August, 1,000 extreme rain events

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 06:57 AM IST
CSE head Sunita Narain red-flagged the rise in extreme weather events and how they are going to exacerbate land degradation in future at a media briefing on desertification.
Leonardo DiCaprio attends the LA Premiere of HBO's Ice On Fire at LACMA.
Leonardo DiCaprio attends the LA Premiere of HBO's Ice On Fire at LACMA.

Leonardo DiCaprio posts about Chennai water crisis, says ‘We can change the world!’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 12:32 PM IST
Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio has shared an Instagram post about the ongoing water crisis in Chennai. “We can change the world!” the actor wrote.
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