A study by Duke University, IIT Gandhinagar and University of Wisconsin has revealed that India’s solar projects may face challenges due to high levels of particulate matter (PM) over Indian cities.
The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) launched a new Star Rating Programme for air pollution on June 5, 2017, World Environment Day.
The ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR should be removed as they were not major contributors to air pollution.
India is making a big push for solar energy, with power capacity expected to double this year. But some of the gains, especially in north India
China’s wind and solar sectors could attract as much as 5.4 trillion yuan ($782 billion) in investment between 2016 and 2030 as the country tries to meet its renewable energy targets, according to a research report published on Tuesday
The auto industry may have blamed fuel companies for its large BS III inventory saying poor availability of BS IV fuel slowed down transition, oil companies claimed they have been supplying BS IV fuel to cover countrywide requirements for a month now.
The reopening of Badarpur thermal power plant, scheduled for tomorrow, will be a “setback” to the efforts in reducing public health crisis associated with air pollution, Greenpeace India said today.
China and India accounted for more than half of the total number of global deaths attributable to air pollution in 2015, a study published on Tuesday said.
Present stats from WHO report states 1.4 million people in India die pre-maturely deaths due to Air Pollution, which accounts to one life is given up every 23 seconds.