The central government’s flagship programme to provide free liquefied petroleum gas connections has been in operation for two years, providing more than 3.5 crore free LPG connections to poor women. This much-needed scheme is a major step to reduce indoor air pollution, drudgery faced by women, and one that promises to extend LPG access. However, little is known about the progress of the scheme. Has it led to sustained use of clean fuels among poor households?

Air pollutants like particulate matter (PM), ozone (O3), sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), carbon monoxide (CO), and lead (Pb) can affect the lung in numerous ways like inflammation, o

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a £1m fund to help tackle air pollution in schools. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Images

There is mounting evidence of the severe health impacts of household air pollution from burning traditional fuels such as firewood, agricultural residue, dung, coal and kerosene for cooking. This is particularly relevant in the Indian context where more than 75% of rural households in India primarily use such fuels.

This document provides an overview of the projected effects of climate change on environmental health, and how it may impact on the health of New Zealanders.

The World Green Building Council's report Doing Right by Planet and People: The Business Case for Health and Wellbeing in Green Building urges companies to make green improvements by highlighting the tangible economic benefits of green building and showcasing improved occupant satisfaction when companies implement new health, wellbeing and produ

The World Green Building Council's report Doing Right by Planet and People: The Business Case for Health and Wellbeing in Green Building urges companies to make green improvements by highlighting the tangible economic benefits of green building and showcasing improved occupant satisfaction when companies implement new health, wellbeing and produ

PVR ‘Audit-Air-Iums' will be installed across Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.

GURUGRAM: Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki launched the ‘Healthy Lung, Healthy Haryana’ initiative in the city on Saturday, which aims to reduce respiratory diseases in the state.

The NCAP draft, however, notes that many international studies often report data on mortality due to air pollution exposure, and "these studies use extrapolation techniques for air quality and heal

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