Ghosh said in the past two days only 30 micrograms per cubic meter was recorded (pm 2.5 or 2,5 micron size) in the open, while the level of respirable particulate matter in a room on the side of a main road is only 8 mg/cubic
Professor of atmospheric chemistry at the University of York and a director of the National Centre for Atmospheric Science in the UK, Alastair Lewis is a leading international figure in fighting air pollution across the world
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