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  • India's Efforts to Tackle Air Pollution - Mere Tokenism

    Blogpost by Nandikesh Sivalingam - March 11, 2017 at 13:18

    Thermal power plants are one of the major causes of air pollution in the country, especially in the Indo Gangetic Plain region (IGP). In December 2015, the Indian Government came out with a strict emission notification to control emissions from therma... Read more >

  • The Power Industry's Alternative Facts On Emission Standards

    Blogpost by Lauri Myllyvirta - March 3, 2017 at 12:07


     
    In spite of the fact that emissions from coal-based power plants were responsible for an estimated 100,000 premature deaths between 2011 and 2012 in India, coal consumption grew by one third. Today, India experiences more premature deaths due to air ... Read more >

  • Air Pollution Is Reality, Not a Reality Show!

    Blogpost by Madhulika Verma - February 27, 2017 at 16:56

    The recent remark by the Environment Minister on not trusting foreign study on air pollution has cleared my doubt on our preparedness and willingness to fight air pollution. The government institutions continue to indulge in the argument on reports, n... Read more >

  • From Coal to Solar Goals

    Blogpost by Sunil Dahiya - February 21, 2017 at 13:05

    Air pollution has been highlighted time and again as the major health emergency that India has faced in the recent times, only now, it got seriously severe. All of us by now have acknowledged that this health hazard is not just the contribution of one... Read more >

  • Smothered in Smog

    Blogpost by Madhulika Verma - February 2, 2017 at 17:58

    Children play without wearing any protection while the air is engulfed with thick haze from the forest fires at Sei Ahass village, in Central Kalimantan province on Borneo island, Indonesia

    Air pollution has become the biggest environmental concern globally.  It has rapidly taken over the space once occupied by issues of poor sanitation and lack of clean drinking water. News is flowing across countries on how air pollution is restricti...

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