* Air pollution is responsible for about one in every nine deaths annually, with almost two-thirds of those deaths in the Western Pacific and Southeast Asia, the WHO says.

Chinese authorities have warned people, especially children and elderly citizens, to stay indoors after dense sandstorms hit northern China on Thursday (4 May), further deteriorating air quality an

It is long known that air pollution causes serious health risks and can trigger fatal heart attacks and strokes.

KOLKATA: Regular complaints of wheezing, cough, cold, flu and bronchitis among residents could be blamed on the toxic air they breathe, given that Kolkata and Howrah have consistently been recordin

The study “Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Among Diabetic and Non-diabetics: Insulin Resistance in Diabetic Patients”, is set to be published soon in the Environmental Science and Pollution Re

Air pollution has increased significantly in the last 25 years, and that’s having health consequences especially in low- and middle-income countries, according to a new Global Burden of Disease (GB

IT was with some reluctance that Ma Xiaobing upgraded his kebab stall by investing in a smoke control device, but he is doing much better business now.

The government has identified old power projects totalling 7,738 mw capacity owned by the Centre and states for replacement with energy-efficient supercritical plants, which will generate a gross 1

Urban road infrastructure is crucial in determining air pollution. Yet, little is known about the roles played by road width vs. road length. This paper attempts to fill this gap by estimating the effects of road infrastructure on 10-micron particulate matter (PM10) using city-level data from the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

The National Air Quality Index (AQI) for Visakhapatnam has been ranked 'satisfactory' considering the values of eight pollutants measured by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

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