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An Environmentally Friendly Firecracker? India Is Willing to Try.
By : Sustainability ..., Oct 24, 2019
Diwali is the Hindu festival of light, and during the height of the celebrations in India each autumn, much of that illumination is coming from barely controlled explosions: the firecrackers, sparklers and other fireworks that millions here love to ignite as night falls. But...Read more..
Subject Tags: air pollution , firecrackers , stubble burning , vehicle emissions
Unique device to curb pollution
By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019
An IIT Kharagpur graduate has invented a device called “PM 2.5” which he claimed when fitted near the silencer pipe in vehicles will curb air pollution. Debayan Saha, a mechanical engineering graduate from IIT Kharagpur, who has invented the device claims that one car fitted...Read more..
Subject Tags: air pollution , IITs , vehicle emissions
Niti Aayog seeks ministry help for EV charging infra at fuel pumps
By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2019
Government think tank Niti Aayog has asked the oil ministry to help set up electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure at 1,000 fuel stations across the country, but industry executives said...Read more..
Subject Tags: charging infrastructure , charging stations , Electric Vehicles (EV) , Green Mobility , Niti Aayog , oil ministry , vehicle emissions
Cutting household fuel use may save 2.7 Lakh lives annually in India
By : Sustainability ..., Apr 22, 2019
India could make a major dent in air pollution and save about 270,000 lives a year by curbing emissions from dirty household fuels such as wood, dung, coal and kerosene, according to a study led...Read more..
'Majority of air pollution deaths in India linked to diesel vehicle emissions
By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019
As much as two thirds of deaths from air pollution in India can be attributed to exhaust emissions from diesel vehicles, which were responsible for nearly 385,000 deaths in 2015, a study has...Read more..
Subject Tags: air pollution , diesel vehicles , health impacts , India , outdoor air pollution , transportation , vehicle emissions
Paris implements 24-hour odd-even scheme to combat emissions
By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 6, 2016
Rocketing air pollution in Paris, France has again prompted police to implement their 24-hour odd-even license plate scheme to try and cut vehicle emissions by half.
Subject Tags: air pollution , Urban Development , vehicle emissions