TRICHY: A light-weight satellite built by a 17-year-old aspiring medical student from Trichy will study the effects of air pollution and global warming in various regions including major cities in

Chennai: Sucking in carbon dioxide and replacing it with oxygen is not the only contribution of plants.

The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) on Thursday kickstarted its mission to identify and mark locations of 26 sources within the national capital which pollute the

Patna: A non-government organisation's drive on Monday revealed that city traffic police have high level of poisonous carbon monoxide in their lungs, which make them vulnerable to headache, dizzine

We studied the impact of the odd–even traffic rule (implemented in Delhi during 1–15 January 2016) on primary traffic emissions using measurements of 13 volatile organic compounds, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and methane at a strategic arterial road in Delhi (28.57N, 77.11E, 220 m amsl). Whole air samples (n = 27) were collected during the odd–even rule active (OA) and inactive (OI) days, and analysed at the IISER Mohali Atmospheric Chemistry Facility.

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Air quality issues should get sorted once BS VI is rolled-out and mechanisms for real-world pollution monitoring and enforcement is in place.

While parts of North India battle the life-threatening smog, there is some good news and some bad news.

The public can be sensitised to the extent of air pollution

Experimental evidence and preliminary clinical evidence suggest that environmental air pollution adversely effects kidney health. Previous work has examined the association between fine particulate matter and risk of kidney disease; however, the association between ambient coarse particulate matter (PM10; ≤10 µm in aerodynamic diameter), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), and carbon monoxide (CO) and risk of incident chronic kidney disease, chronic kidney disease progression, and end-stage renal disease is not clear.

BENGALURU: You may feel choked on Bengaluru roads, thanks to smoke-spewing vehicles and dust.