Interim report by board could not identify the source of around one-fifth of Calcutta’s PM2.5 pollution

Improved biomass cookstoves have been promoted as important intermediate technologies to reduce fuelwood consumption and possibly cut household air pollution in low-income countries.

Hyderabad: Women exposed to higher air pollution levels are more at risk of hypertension, says a recent study. The study covered 5,531 adults from 28 peri-urban villages near Hyderabad.

Exposure to higher levels of indoor air pollution in India is associated with an increased risk of hypertension among women, according to a study.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Increase in Level of Particulate Matter, 21/06/2019. Ambient air quality data of Delhi monitored under Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS (real time)) during 2016-2018 is enclosed at Annexure-II. The ambient air quality data for metropolitan cities / million plus urban agglomerations during 2016- 2018 is given in Annexure-I. Analysis of data revealed that SO2 levels were within the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) in all 50 cities during 2016-18.

Cement industry is a potential anthropogenic source of air pollution. Emissions from cement plants are one of the major sources of global warming.

What is the single largest source of air pollution exposure in India? You would be perhaps surprised to find that the answer, with a near consensus in the published scientific literature, is neither transportation nor stubble burning.

A new report released by the Health Effects Institute synthesizing nine research and policy studies conducted in Ghana finds that household air pollution is a significant contributor to fine particle outdoor air pollution in Ghana.

New Delhi: Acknowledging the high level of air pollution in the capital, the environment ministry on Wednesday said the plan to fight the menace was “not totally successful” and sought public parti

In a comprehensive study, researchers from Texas A&M University have determined that harmful particulate matter in the atmosphere can produce birth defects and even fatalities during pregnancy

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