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Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/12/2018 regarding emission norms for power plants.

The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change was established to provide an independent, global monitoring system dedicated to tracking the health dimensions of the impacts of, and the response to, climate change. The Lancet Countdown tracks 41 indicators across five domains: climate change impacts, exposures, and vulnerability; adaptation, planning, and resilience for health; mitigation actions and health co-benefits; finance and economics; and public and political engagement.

On the third anniversary of notification and one year since the deadline lapsed for implementing the emission standards for coal based power plants, Greenpeace analysis points out that approximately 76,000 premature deaths could have been averted if the coal power plants in India had implemented the emission standard norms notified by the MoEFCC

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ayodhya Prasad Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 05/12/2018 regarding illegal operation of a brick kiln - M/s Annand Brick Field, District Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh. Location is within 100 meters from inhabitation. Fertile soil and potable water are being used.

Air pollution is a major planetary health risk, with India estimated to have some of the worst levels globally. To inform action at subnational levels in India, we estimated the exposure to air pollution and its impact on deaths, disease burden, and life expectancy in every state of India in 2017.

Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement could save about a million lives a year worldwide by 2050 through reductions in air pollution alone.

Ahmedabad: As a young medical trainee at a US hospital over three decades ago, Dr Atul Mehta found a practical solution when a patient had a foreign body lodged in his pulmonary system.

LUCKNOW: The air pollution levels dropped by 23 units in Lucknow but the air quality continued to be 'very poor' on Monday.

NEW DELHI: A breath of fresh, clean air remains a dream for most Mundka residents, thanks to toxic industrial units burning their waste in the open.

KOLKATA: The city is experiencing its foulest spell of pollution in recent years with the air quality index considerably worse than previous years.

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