Air pollution is tightening its grip in India. Thirteen of our cities are currently ranked in the top 20 most polluted in the world.
For decades, pollution and its harmful effects on people’s health, the environment, and the planet have been neglected both by Governments and the international development agenda.
A PIL was today moved in the Delhi High Court to release and utilise public funds to augment public transport in order to curb the hazardous level of air pollution in the national capital.
A staggering 70 percent of the 6.5 million deaths linked to air pollution a year occur in the Asia Pacific alone, according to the UN Environment Programme.
Scurrying for solutions to fight the toxic air pollution, the government has said it plans to transport coal in covered rail wagons and trucks across the country.
Electric Vehicle Technology Has Come Of Age. To Curb Air Pollution, Combine Charging Stations With Renewable Energy
China recently became the fifth country to say it will eventually phase out cars powered by fossil fuels. Like the four other countries Britain, France, Norway and India , China sees this as a way to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Accord.
At a time when the National Capital Region (NCR) is reeling under a severe air pollution crisis, any news that addresses the issue can only be good news.
With air pollution rising to dangerous levels in India, home to twenty of the world’s most polluted cities, the Supreme Court on Friday asked why battery-run and solar energy-run vehicles were not being manufactured in the country on a large scale to replace petrol/diesel-run cars.
When burning more coalbecomes your solution to pollution choking your capital city, it really is time to reassess your policy positions.
Asian rivals India and China are bracing for a new war that promises to be a breath of fresh air and change the way we commute.