Two-year-old Thayi loves the aerosol therapy room at Senegal's Albert Royer Children's Hospital, where she gets to fall asleep on her mother's lap, breathing deeply - something that is usually hard

KOLKATA: There has been an alarming rise in asthma and chronic bronchial complications in newborns in Kolkata with no history of these issues in their parents.

This paper studies the impact of six main air pollutants on three key dimensions of subjective well-being (SWB) – life satisfaction, hedonic happiness and mental health. Match a nationally representative survey in China with local air quality and rich weather conditions according to the exact date and county of each interview.

A majority of 39 northern Chinese cities have failed to meet anti-pollution targets over the six-months to end-March, a Reuters study of official data showed, adding to fears the war on smog has lo

In the state of Punjab in India, burning residue from the annual rice paddy harvest is a practice that dates back decades. Crop waste burning emits particulate matter (both PM10 and PM2.5) and greenhouse gases (GHG), which aggravate the poor air quality in Punjab, Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).

This study, in collaboration with the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), examines India’s National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), existing policies and emission control measures aimed at curbing air pollution, factors contributing to air pollution across the country, and future pathways towards meeting NAAQS ov

Deteriorating air quality being a major concern in India, Magneto CleanTech has come up with a product that traps bacteria and germs.

PANJIM: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, which is undertaking the Source Apportionment Study of Vasco, with regard to the pollution caused due to handling of coal at Mormugao Port Trust

Particulate matter such as PM 2.5, which are less then 2.5 microns in size, are considered especially dangerous as these can penetrate deep into the lungs and enter the bloodstream.

Fixing Delhi's air quality requires a deep understanding of the sources that contribute to air pollution. Despite multiple source apportionment studies specific to Delhi NCR, policymakers can’t design an effective action plan due to varying estimates.

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