It is a movement which seeks better governance and community rights over natural resources - land, water, forests - for better management

Crop burning, dust pollution, vehicular pollution, thermal power generation, have all been around for donkeys years. They all cause air pollution but are marginal contributors .

There is one chemical that is igniting much fuss these days — legislators in New Zealand want it banned; South African leaders are asking why they are continuing to use it; closer to home in Sri La

Let's take stock of what we have done and what needs to be done for the right to clean air

As the festival of Diwali and winter season draw near, Delhi-NCR is gearing up to meet the severe air quality challenge that it faces every year around this time. A Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) has been notified and is already in place – and October 17, 2017 is the day from when Very Poor and Severe categories of GRAP will be imposed till March 15, 2018. This was announced in a press conference by the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), the committee constituted by the Central government following orders passed by the Supreme Court of India in 1998.

Globally, it is clear that climate change is happening and has made economies and people insecure

The farmers are in trouble because the glut means that the value of the crop has gone down

We need to clarify the rules for legal slaughterhouses and make sure that these can be enforced

Fact is that BS-IV vehicles, particularly diesel trucks, are much less polluting than BS-III ones

An analysis of the factors which led to Delhi experiencing one of its worst smog episodes in recent years in November of 2016 has been documented in this report. The report suggests source wise action status and a detailed plan of action for Delhi to combat the worsening air quality in the city.

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