The menace is also likely to cost 1 per cent of the global GDP, around USD 2.6 trillion annually, in terms of sick days, medical bills and reduced agricultural output, says the report by the Organisation for Economic Co-opera
Car buyers seem to have begun lapping up petrol variants in a big way with the diesel vehicles facing wrath of the courts on pollution concerns, prompting automakers to recalibrate their production strategy.
A federal judge is set to get an update on ongoing settlement talks in the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal after announcing a tentative deal last month for nearly half a million polluting Volkswagens in the US.
The latest WHO report on pollution, which listed over 30 Indian cities among hundred most polluted globally, was "misleading" and India will soon come out with air pollution data of major cities across US and Europe, Environm
Over 80 per cent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other life-threatening diseases, a new World Health Organiastion (WHO) report warned today.
The second phase of the odd-even scheme, implemented to improve Delhi's air quality, saw a "rise" of nearly 23 per cent in pollution levels compared to the first 15 days of April when the scheme was not in force, an IndiaSpen
National Green Tribunal asked the Central Pollution Control Board to independently monitor and record the data of ambient air quality in Delhi during the ongoing second phase of the odd-even rule scheme.
The city's air quality continued to fluctuate on the third day of the anti-pollution measure odd-even, with the level of Ozone showing an upward swing as per Centre's System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Researc
According to scientists from the US, Canada, China and India, who presented their findings at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) here, conditions caused by air pollution kille
As the 'odd-even' pilot scheme drew to a close today, a policy research organisation termed it as "beneficial" and said it can be used as a measure for reducing congestion and pollution specifically during high pollution days
Concerned over poor air quality in the national capital, the Delhi High Court today directed the Centre, AAP government and other authorities to submit plans to bring the pollution levels within the prescribed limits.