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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.

Are the green spaces in Delhi free from air pollution?

Blog entry by Aishwarya Madineni | January 29, 2015

Are the green spaces in Delhi free from air pollution? The common assumption that one would have about a green space such as a park or a lake-side trail is that it is free from pollution and contamination.  Many look at these...

We need to protect our children from this #ToxiCity now!

Blog entry by Aishwarya Madineni | February 17, 2015

Delhi has been ranked by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the world’s most polluted city and it is estimated that 10,000 pre-mature deaths occur every year in the city due to air pollution. The Meteorological Department’s live...

Happy Street for #ToxiCity free Hyderabad

Blog entry by Ashish Maheshwar | March 3, 2015

Ashish Maheshwar, resident of Hyderabad participated in an activity organised by the volunteers - Happy Street.   He was part of this event to spread awareness on air pollution, and it was his second volunteer event. While Delhi is...

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...

This Republic Day I pledge for a Clean Air Nation

Blog entry by Sana Ahmad | January 27, 2016

It is India’s 67 th Republic day and I am about to travel to Bangalore. Airports always seem like an interesting place to contemplate and reflect over one’s purpose of existence , finding parallels between one’s actions and beliefs...

India overtakes Chinas air pollution levels in 2015, needs national response

Press release | February 22, 2016 at 15:01

New Delhi 22nd February 2016|- For the first time this century, the average particulate matter exposure was higher for Indian citizens than that of Chinese people, a Greenpeace analysis of NASA satellite data on particulate matter has shown.

Curing The Air Pollution Problem - Action plan Now!

Blog entry by Sunil Dahiya | February 22, 2016

Air Pollution has been the center of attention for various groups, sectors and general public over the last couple of years. However, the debate gained prominence last year last year in Delhi during the winter season. This winter in...

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...

Families Across India Ask For Clean Air Nation

Blog entry by Aishwariya Jain | March 29, 2016

The extent of human activity and its resultant cost to the planet has reached dangerous levels. We have made not just our species, but all others vulnerable and exposed to the perils of our activities. Burning agricultural and other...

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