"Air Pollution" News 

Compared – The Best Car Air Purifiers in India

Air purifiers in today’s day and age are a necessity. The rising pollution in the Indian subcontinent can be tackled effectively on a personal level. People are more aware of the ongoing pollution..
Fab Newz - Published

UK: The Green Series: Purifying The Air - Haseltine Lake LLP

For this year's Earth Day, the Green Series is turning its attention to air pollution. It is estimated that over 9,000 Londoners die every year as a result of breathing toxic air!
Mondaq - Published

South Korea proposes $5.9 billion extra budget to fight air pollution, aid exports

South Korea on Wednesday unveiled a proposed 6.7 trillion won ($5.87 billion) supplementary budget the government says is needed to tackle unprecedented air pollution levels and boost exports bruised..
Reuters India - Published

The First Ever Wearable Air Purifier ‘Air Tamer’ is Launched in India Exclusively on

the first ever wearable air purifier ‘air tamer’ is launched in india exclusively on
*Air Tamer A310*, a wearable air purifier that helps consumers breathe clean air on-the-go is now available in India. The product is FCC certified and is made available in India at the same price as in..
NewsVoir - Published

Stringent regulations, grants and public awareness campaign key to reducing air pollution: US expert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is a public agency that regulates the stationary sources of air pollution in the nine counties of California's San Francisco Bay Area.
DNA - Published

Delhi-National Capital Region has rare low air pollution day

The Met department said on Wednesday that Delhi-NCR will experience more thunderstorms in the next two days with a 90 per cent probability on Thursday and 60 per cent probability on Friday.
DNA - Published

Air pollution enters political discourse; BJP, Congress include issue in manifesto

IndiaTimes - Published

Over 1.2 million early deaths in India due to air pollution: Report

The report said that air pollution is the third highest cause of death among all health risks in India, ranking just above smoking.
Zee News - Published

Congress to take action against air pollution, global warming; assures protection of wildlife, water bodies

The Congress on Tuesday said that it recognised air pollution as a national public health emergency and promised an action agenda that will place India at the forefront of the battle against global..
DNA - Published

Thailand lays on face masks for ASEAN delegates meeting in smoggy north

Thailand is providing delegates to an Asian finance minister and central bank summit with face masks this week as smoggy air pollution hits alarming levels.
Reuters India - Published

Thailand prepares masks for ASEAN meeting due to air pollution

Thailand is preparing face masks for an upcoming regional finance minister and central bank summit after pollution shot air quality to alarming levels, an official said on Tuesday.
Reuters India - Published

United States: California Moves To Block U.S. EPA Air Pollution Standards For Auto Emissions - Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP

Representatives for the California Air Resources Board have stated that they will take all legal measures necessary to block the Trump administration's efforts to freeze fuel economy limits
Mondaq - Published

Houston suburbs lift travel restrictions imposed after petrochemical fire

Two Houston-area cities told residents to stay indoors and closed schools on Thursday due to air pollution from a petrochemical plant fire, then lifted the travel restrictions after airborne levels of..
Reuters India - Published

Houston suburbs order residents indoors, close schools after chemical plant fire

Residents of two Houston-area cities were told to stay indoors and schools in six communities were closed on Thursday due to air pollution after a petrochemical plant fire.
Reuters India - Published

NGT acts tough on air pollution, directs 6 states to submit action plan by April 30

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel ordered the chief secretaries of Assam, Jharkhand Maharashtra, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Nagaland governments to submit their plan within the..
Zee News - Published

As wildfires devour communities, toxic threats emerge

As an uncontrollable wildfire turned the California town of Paradise to ash, air pollution researcher Keith Bein knew he had to act fast: Little is known about toxic chemicals released when a whole..
Reuters India - Published

South Korea passes bills to fight air pollution, says problem is 'social disaster'

South Korea's parliament on Wednesday passed a set of bills to fight air pollution that has blanketed parts of the country in recent years, with one bill designating the problem a 'social disaster'.
Reuters India - Published

India has 7 of the world's 10 cities with worst air pollution

According to a report by Greenpeace and AirVisual, air pollution will cause around 7 million premature deaths globally next year. - Published Also reported by •Sify

New Delhi is world's most polluted capital, Beijing eighth

New Delhi was the world's most polluted capital city in 2018, two groups monitoring air pollution said on Tuesday in a study of the amount of fine particulate matter known as PM2.5 in 61 capital cities..
Reuters India - Published

Pollution soars in Northern China in February - official data

Air pollution in 39 smog-prone northern Chinese cities soared in February, making it increasingly unlikely they will meet their annual winter air quality targets, Reuters analysis of official data..
Reuters India - Published

Air pollution from stubble burning costing India $30 billion annually: Study

Air pollution due to crop residue burning in northern India causes an estimated economic loss of USD 30 billion annually, and is a leading risk factor of acute respiratory infections, especially among..
DNA - Published

Soon, Delhi to have highest number of electric buses in India, next only to China

In a big move to fight air pollution, the Delhi cabinet approved 1,000 low-floor air-conditioned electric buses.
Zee News - Published

Complete Indoor Air Solutions – What to Look For?

The quality of air you breathe is an important factor that contributes to the overall health and well-being. Therefore, it is no surprise that we often complain of low productivity, health issues and..
IndiaVision - Published

China's capital Beijing vows air quality improvement but gives no target

China's capital city Beijing has pledged to improve air quality this year but did not commit to a specific target, suggesting the country's air-pollution campaign is stalling as the easily attainable..
Reuters India - Published

Environmentalists seek tougher EU curbs on Balkan coal power plants

Environmentalists urged EU policy makers on Tuesday to take a tougher stance on air pollution from coal power plants in the Western Balkans, blaming the fumes for 3,900 deaths across Europe each year.
Reuters India - Published

Air pollution in 39 major northern Chinese cities up by 16 per cent in January

China`s official air quality standard is 35 micrograms, while the World Health Organization recommends an annual average of no more than 10.
Zee News - Published

Northern China pollution up by 16 percent in January: data

Air pollution in 39 major northern Chinese cities rose 16 percent on the year in January, official data showed, with surging industrial activity making it increasingly unlikely they will meet their..
Reuters India - Published

To tackle Delhi's air pollution, Lt Governor asks to optimise use of mechanical road sweepers

IndiaTimes - Published

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation submits air pollution control plan to GBPC

The plan includes short-term and long-terms measures to curb the rising levels of pollution.
DNA - Published

Despite cleaner air than Delhi, this city declares war on pollution like never before

A sudden spike in air pollution over Bangkok set into motion a chain of measures that eventually ensured toxicity levels were brought down almost as suddenly as the spike itself.
Zee News - Published

Climate change increasing air pollution across globe: Study

Aerosols are tiny solid particles or liquid droplets suspended in the atmosphere.
Zee News - Published

Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers could melt, study warns

Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers, the world's "Third Pole", could melt by 2100 if global emissions are not sharply reduced. The glaciers would melt even if the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5..
IndiaTimes - Published

Air quality in Delhi falls to 'very poor', foggy conditions continue; Greenpeace bats for 30% air pollution reduction in India by 2024

According to SAFAR, the overall air pollution level in Delhi was hovering around 'very poor' category with overall Air Quality Index (AQI) docking at 322 till 9.00 am in the morning.
Firstpost - Published

Toxic air pollution shuts down schools in Bangkok

[Thailand], Jan 31 (ANI): Toxic air pollution, with PM2.5 levels grossly exceeding safety limits, has led to schools being directed to shut down in Thailand's capital, Bangkok, for the remainder of
Sify - Published

Air pollution jumps in Delhi, rain expected around February 5

The AQI near Pusa Road, Airport Terminal 3 and Chandni Chowk was recorded at 329, 301 and 338 respectively.
Zee News - Published

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