India has been recording an increase in PM 2.5 pollution since 2010 according to the State of Global Air 2020, released on 21 Oct 2020 Out of the 20 most populous countries, 14 have recorded a gradual improvement in air quality but India, Bangladesh, Niger, Pakistan and Japan are among those that have recorded a modest increase in air pollution levels.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajesh Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi against installation of mobile tower in the midst of a residential area of Hanuman Enclave, Lane No. 03 and Shiv Baksh Park, Nangloi, Delhi. It was alleged that the tower was within 100 metres of the residential area and radiation emanating from the tower was adversely affecting the inhabitants with potential of fatal diseases.

The Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) was developed by the Tobacco-Free Initiative (TFI), World Health Organization (WHO) and the Office on Smoking and Health of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with other countries representing the six WHO regions.

What is pollution? Where does it come from? How does pollution affect the environment and how does it affect people’s health? How can Europe move towards zero pollution, in line with the ambition of the European Green Deal? EEA Signals 2020 looks at pollution through different lenses related to the Agency’s work and EU legislation.

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries were making steady progress in tackling tuberculosis (TB), with a 9% reduction in incidence seen between 2015 and 2019 and a 14% drop in deaths in the same period. High-level political commitments at global and national levels were delivering results.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Secretary, St. Mark Educational Institution Society Group of Institution Vs State of Andhra Pradesh dated 14/10/2020.

Grievance in this application was that M/s Siflon Drugs was emitting foul odour and causing air pollution at Bellary Road, Rachanapalli, district Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. The polluting activity needed to be regulated in the interest of environment and public health.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramesh Chander Verma & Others Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 14/10/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Balkrishan Vyas Vs State of Rajasthan dated 12/10/2020.

The issue for consideration is the remedial action against illegal blasting and mining by M/s Jindal Saw Ltd., Bhilwada, Rajasthan.

For the first time in four years India’s sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions recorded a significant decline of approximately 6% in 2019 compared to 2018, the steepest dip in four years, reveals an annual analysis from Greenpeace India and the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA).

COVID-19-related health service disruptions could worsen the situation, potentially adding nearly 200,000 more stillbirths over a 12-month period warn the estimates released by UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Bank Group and the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

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