New Delhi: The Energy and Resources Institute has rung alarm bells for the rising ozone levels in the country.

The present study was undertaken to determine the ambient air quality with respect to suspended particulate matter (TSPM), respirable suspended particulate matter (PM10), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and sulphur dioxide (SO2) at Sonamarg- a tourist hill station in Kashmir valley. The ambient air quality at three different station namely Sonamarg town, Thajwas and

NOIDA: The city may be undergoing a change due to various infrastructure development works, however if figures released by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) are to be believed, the widespread digging has resulted in increase in the suspended particulate matter (SPM) resulting in various problems to the residents.

UPPCB states that the standard level of SPM in residential areas i

LUCKNOW: The two units of Parichha thermal power project, which are under the scanner of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for snuffing out fly-ash, thereby causing health hazard to thousands of villagers living around, have been waiting for almost five years for a mandatory renovation exercise, top sources in UP Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam have revealed.

Official sources in the state-o

Market sales show that 36 per cent of new car sales in India are in the diesel category. This is expected to touch the 50 per cent mark very soon according to projections made by experts in the automobile industry, especially in the bigger car segment.

A pioneering program by one of the world's largest cities to switch its vehicle fleet to clean fuel has not significantly improved harmful vehicle emissions in more than 5,000 vehicles

This report contains studies in Chennai and Delhi led by Dr. Kalpana Balakrishnan and Dr. Uma Rajarathnam, respectively.

Piloting an ETS will enable the Ministry of Environment & Forests to cap total pollution emissions in select areas and increase regulatory transparency and accountability. The pilot emissions trading scheme will be rolled out as a randomized-controlled trial to enable rigorous evaluation.

JHARSUGUDA: At the first glance, Sanjob, Chuwaliberna, Madhuban Nagar and Ramadera are no different from scores of other villages dotting Jharsuguda district.

The world has a dust problem. There is more of it than there used to be. Apparently, the amount of airborne dust doubled in the 20th century, according to a recent scientific paper in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. The claim sounds outlandish. The amount of dust in the world—like the amount of sin or acne—must be a constant.