CSE has analysed air quality data from real-time monitoring of Delhi Pollution Control Board for the entire winter – November 2015 to January 2016 – to assess the benefits of the odd and even scheme and the loss of air quality gains after the completion of the scheme. It has found that the odd and even scheme, although limited in scope and ambit, could still slow down the peaking of pollution even when weather was hostile – no wind, lower temperature and western disturbance in the northern region.

The 5-day session in Bonn was spent in restoring a sense of balance in the draft agreement and not excluding the voice of developing countries. CSE warns that much time has been lost in the process and this is going to make arriving at a Global Climate Change Agreement in Paris even more challenging. Essential that mitigation efforts are distributed equitably and global carbon budget is not exceeded

The Hon’ble Supreme Court has been concerned about the pollution of trucks entering and leaving Delhi for the past decade. In its order of December 6, 2001, the Hon’ble Supreme Court had banned entry of non-destined commercial transit traffic effective from January 15, 2002.

Toxic trucks: Need urgent action before winter - presentation by Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi on October 6, 2015.

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) released its new report and survey on truck entry into Delhi that adds enormous pollution to Delhi’s air. This challenges the data reported by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).

The Hon’ble Supreme Court has been concerned about the pollution of trucks entering and leaving Delhi for the past decade. In its order of December 6, 2001, the Hon’bleSupreme Court had banned entry of non-destined commercial transit traffic effective from January 15, 2002.

Successive Delhi governments have not been serious about improving the notoriously bad quality of air that people breathe in the national capital.

Delhi’s appalling pollution has prompted fears that millions of youngsters will suffer serious health problems later in life

VK Pandey’s team in Uttar Pradesh, India’s largest state, randomly picked about a dozen packs of Nestle’s Maggi instant noodles for a series of tests.

The sudden boom in diesel cars and trucks in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) has escalated the level of ozone gas in the air.

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