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Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020


Oct 23, 2019 18:59
It may help prevent air quality dipping from poor to severe, but can’t improve it. Adopt a holistic approach read more
Sep 13, 2019 21:58
Studies by Indian researchers to ascertain the impact of the odd-even on pollution levels, when it was first introduced in January 2016, however, have shown mixed results. read more
Sep 13, 2019 18:43
The odd-even vehicle restriction scheme introduced in Delhi for the first time in January 2016 could reduce pollution levels by just around 2 – 3%, a study done by a team of scientists from IIT-Delhi, IIT-Kanpur, IITM-Pune, CSIR and the TERI, had concluded.... read more
Sep 10, 2019 03:11
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), which has been roped in by the four civic bodies in Delhi to audit the performance of these machines, has red flagged issues that need to be addressed for their effective and efficient utilisation. read more
May 23, 2019 03:18
To date, the DPCC used to impose environment compensation on polluting industries mostly arbitrarily, as a result of which many industries got the chance to challenge it. read more
Dec 28, 2018 07:31
Long-term exposure to arsenic can cause cancer, skin lesions, cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). read more
Nov 27, 2018 08:51
The main target under NCAP is reducing PM 10 (coarse pollution particles) and PM 2.5 (fine, respirable pollution particles) concentrations by 20% to 30% in the first five years (2019 to 2024) . The reduction will be expected with reference to the annual... read more
Nov 15, 2018 10:56
A study conducted by TERI on Delhi’s air quality stated that trucks of all categories contribute 10% to the suspended particulate matter, which is the highest across all vehicle categories in the national capital. Compared to this, four-wheelers add... read more
Nov 02, 2018 16:52
Courage in a climate where the naysayers mutter about ‘false accusations’ and ‘why she didn’t speak up earlier’, where we shine the spotlight on victims rather than the accused and where we speculate about ulterior motives. read more
Aug 17, 2018 11:03
At least 74% ultrafine particles (PM2.5) in Delhi’s air come from outside the city during summers, a study by the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has found. read more
Jun 12, 2018 09:47
Independent microgrids require villages or hamlets to form committees that take charge of the grids. Where institutions insist on women’s representation, they take the posts of president, treasurer and registrar. read more
May 09, 2018 17:11
The recent dust storms in north India and unseasonal snowfall in Uttarakhand may not be linked to climate change but freak weather syndrome is becoming the new norm. This means the country has to invest much more in climate-resilient infrastructure read more
Apr 25, 2018 23:35
NMMC is also working on another project wherein construction and demolition (C&D) waste will be processed to make tiles read more
Mar 27, 2018 15:16
Power employees and consumer bodies are up in arms against the state government’s decision to replicate the Agra model in five more cities. read more