Aviation emissions have been found to cause 5% of global anthropogenic radiative forcing and ~16 000 premature deaths annually due to impaired air quality. When aiming to reduce these impacts, decision makers often face trade-offs between different emission species or impacts in different times and locations.

On October 15, 2019 the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) came into force in Delhi-NCR. This is being monitored by the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA). To further enhance the impact of GRAP this year EPCA has decided to put extra focus on controlling air pollution in air pollution hotspots in the region.

Air pollution causes severe environmental problems and has become a major health risk for livelihood in Delhi. With increase in population, there is an increase in emissions from various utilities as well. The main source of air pollution is crop residue burning followed by vehicular and industrial emission.

This guidance document provides a practical framework that can be used to identify, prioritise and include mitigation measures that can increase a country’s climate change mitigation ambition through actions that improve local air quality.

GUWAHATI: Eminent doctors of Assam and other North-Eastern States have come forward to fight against air pollution and to create awareness regarding the rising air pollution and its ill effects.

This document is the annual European Union (EU) emission inventory report under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Long‑range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP Convention) (UNECE, 1979).

This document is the annual European Union (EU) emission inventory report under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Long‑range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP Convention) (UNECE, 1979).

Earlier this year, India launched the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) with a tentative national level target of 20%-30% reduction of PM2.5 and PM10 concentration in 102 Indian cities by 2024.

PORVORIM: Goa Medical College (GMC) and National Institute for Occupational Health (NIOH), Ahmadabad have declined to conduct studies to determine if there are health consequences to people staying

Hyderabad has 171th dirtiest air in the world.

Hyderabad: According to a report published by IQAir AirVisual, 13 of the top 15 polluted cities across the world are from India.

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