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
When the levels of these particles increase in the atmosphere and eventually penetrate deep into the lungs of human beings, one can experience several harmful health impacts such as breathing disorders, coughing, choking.
The DPCC said the fines were levied on the directions of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) which had also ordered that remaining 75 percent of the amounts collected be spent on mitigating air pollution in the city
A few weeks ago, the supreme court asked the Ministry of Petroleum and National gas as to whether they were on track to make BS6 fuel available in the capital as early as April 2018. Now, the Government has responded via an a
Manish Sisodia further said, "If we technically see, the situation is not severe as yet. If PM10 reaches 500 ug/m3, the situation is then called severe. We can say that the air pollution level is close to severe."
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA) here to discourage people from using private vehicles as air pollution worsened further and touc
Delhi's pollution troubles are "far from over", a green body today said as its analysis showed that the number of vehicles entering the national capital from other states every day is close to the total number of vehicles tha
Cracking the whip on states, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday directed their chief secretaries to submit by Tuesday details of cities worst affected by air pollution, failing which bailable warrants may be issued a
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 Supreme Court today clarified that it has not stopped National Green Tribunal from passing any order in matters pertaining to pollution in Delhi and asked a body, which wants to organise a vintage car rally for a social c
"The government is taking some steps to control pollution. People are dying due to pollution and you are challenging it for publicity," The Supreme Court said today and refused to urgently hear a petition challenging the Delh