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Out Of Sight

Publication | May 23, 2016 at 16:54

This study emphasises on the urgent need to comply with the thermal power plant emission standards announced in December 2015 in order to solve the air pollution crisis faced by Delhi and many other parts of the country.

Lok Sabha Discussion On Greenpeace Pollution Report

Feature story | March 16, 2016 at 14:29

Recent discussions in the Lok Sabha, triggered by the Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar’s response to parliamentarian C Mahendran’s questions, have highlighted the need for a comprehensive NAQI system and...

Greenpeace Tracks the Obama Trail for pollution!

Press release | January 25, 2015 at 13:08

24th January, 2015, New Delhi: Delhiites have been breathing extremely poor air this winter with PM2.5 averages peaking at 320micrograms/cubic meter, 6 times the Indian safety limits and 14 times that of the WHO's.

Not just Delhi, air in most Indian cities hazardous - Greenpeace India report

Press release | January 11, 2017 at 15:57

Damning information obtained by Greenpeace India through online reports and Right to Information applications from State Pollution Control Boards across India, shows that none of the Indian cities comply with standards prescribed by the World...

Impacts of Air Pollution on Human Health well established, Urgent Action Needed Now:...

Press release | February 7, 2017 at 18:40

Greenpeace urges that the MoEFCC waste no more time on debating the already-established links between increasing deaths and ill-health due to air pollution, stressing the need for urgent, corrective action instead.

Greenpeace conducts Air Quality monitoring on Delhi’s Car Free Day & reviews NAQI

Press release | October 22, 2015 at 19:05

New Delhi 22 October 2015: On the occasion of Delhi’s first car free day, Greenpeace India carried out an air-quality monitoring survey between Red Fort and India Gate. Monitoring was done for four hours on the car free day and a day before. Data...

Clean Air Plan: It Is Here, But Is It ENOUGH?

Blog entry by Ruhie Kumar | April 19, 2018

Within three years of campaigning, fact-finding research and documentation, and active lobbying to protect our right to clean air, the government has not only recognized air pollution as a national health hazard but also promised the...

The MoEFCC Has Spoken: A National Clean Air Programme for India

Blog entry by Nandikesh Sivalingam | December 20, 2017

Amid all the bad news on air quality, there is a ray of hope. After two years of incessant public demand for a comprehensive national action plan to tackle air pollution, the government has finally stated in the parliament that they...

Unusual Visitors at the Police Station

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | March 1, 2017

It is a fact that people who spend more time outdoors are more vulnerable to the effects of air pollution. One such category of people who spend a lot of their time outdoors are the country's police folk. Greetings from...

India's Efforts to Tackle Air Pollution - Mere Tokenism

Blog entry by Nandikesh Sivalingam | March 11, 2017

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...

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