Now one can check real-time air quality in certain parts of Delhi and Pune. The ministry of earth sciences (MoES) has launched a smartphone app called ‘SAFAR-Air’ to provide the data to people.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) -the country's national weather forecaster -on Thursday launched an SMS-based alert system for general public for dissemination of weather and disaster-rel

An RTI enquiry has found that a high-level committee, formed by the ministry of earth sciences and climate change to review environmental laws, was not constituted according to requisite administra

"There is a link between rising pollution levels and hotter days," said Dr Gufran Beig, Program Director at System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR).

Erratic Weather Influencing Air Quality

While Yale University researchers have claimed they couldn't find "reliable and accurate" air quality data from India, the Centre has expressed doubts over the veracity of satellite data Yale has u

A significant decrease in monsoon and overall annual precipitation and increasing trends in temperatures especially in winter and monsoon have been observed in Jammu and Kashmir.

Three extreme polluting events made 2012 one of Delhi’s worst years, according to scientists with the System for Air Quality Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) project under the Ministry of Earth Sci

Planners and officials in the agriculture, health, water resources, and power sectors may soon have access to a powerful tool that will make it easier to assess the impact of climate change and chalk out mitigation strategies.

The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is developing a range of climate information services for other ministries to be used as a tool for better planning.

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