Black carbon - a presentation by Anumita Roychowdhury at CSE Annual South Asian Media Briefing Workshop on Climate Change, 2013 held in New Delhi from September 18-19, 2013.

Pioneers and trailblazers, whose work has had a significant and positive impact on the environment, are set to receive the UN's highest environmental accolade, the Champions of the Earth award.The prize is awarded annually by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) to leaders from government, civil society and the private sector.

Italian scientists have confirmed a


Three lakh, forty thousand people in India and China die each year from cardiovascular and respiratory dis eases that can be traced to noxious emissions

Oslo: Smoke from forest fires smothering Moscow adds to health problems of

The present study deals with the impact of agriculture crop residue burning on aerosol properties during October 206 and 2007 over Punjab state, India using ground based measurements and multi-satellite data.

The receding glaciers of the Himalaya offer a critical case study of the region

Greenhouse gases (GHGs) warm the surface and the atmosphere with significant implications for rainfall, retreat of glaciers and sea ice, sea level, among other factors. About 30 years ago, it was recognized that the increase in tropospheric ozone from air pollution (NOx, CO and others) is an important greenhouse forcing term.

While the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Atmospheric Brown Clouds forming over Northern India has set alarm bells ringing, Delhi has reason to cheer.