The German city of Stuttgart will bar only the most polluting diesel vehicles from its streets next year and will seek to avoid a widening of the ban by taking measures to improve air quality, a st

Diesel engines used to power non-road equipment and vehicles, such as agricultural tractors and construction equipment, are a significant source of air pollutant emissions.

NEW DELHI: Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has notified the “approved” fuels in the capital, which include cleaner options like BS-VI petrol and diesel, CNG, LPG, aviation turbine fuel and

This report assesses progress in 2018 toward implementing the Climate and Clean Air Coalition's (CCAC) global strategy to introduce low-sulfur fuels and cleaner diesel vehicles. The rapid reduction of diesel black carbon emissions is one element of a strategy proposed to reduce near-term climate warming by an average of 0.5°C over 25 years.

Delhi government has mandated the use of only cleaner fuels and barred all toxic and polluting fuels. According to the notification by Delhi Pollution Control Committee, only Bharat Stage VI compliant petrol and diesel with 10 ppm sulphur, CNG, LPG, biogas, aviation fuel, energy from waste, charcoal for limited use in tandoors and ironing of clothes, and wood for cremations are allowed. All other pollution causing fuels including petcoke, furnace oil, tyre oil etc are banned.

In its study, CSE found that PM2.5 and PM10 levels in these societies and in nearby areas (within 200 meter range), where DG sets were operated for several hours during power cuts, increased by 30

PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels see a 15 times rise between diesel genets being turned on and off across residential societies in the city.

The use of diesel generator (DG) sets increased pollution levels by over 30 per cent in residential societies in Gurgaon, the CSE said, amid demands for concerted action to boost usage of solar roo

GURUGRAM: A study conducted by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has found that pollution levels (PM2.5 and PM10) increase by 30% in residential areas of the city due to use of diesel ge

The Centre plans to scrap cash incentives currently offered to buyers of electric cars despite having incentivised these clean fuel technologies till just a few months back.

Pages