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Delhi most polluted capital, India has 21 of top 30 worst AQI ranked cities
By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2020
With an average of 98.6 Particulate Matter (PM 2.5) concentration, Delhi topped the list of most polluted capital cities in the world. 21 of the 30 most polluted cities in 2019 were from India. A recent report released by AirVisual, which monitors international air pollution...Read more..
Subject Tags: air pollution , National clean air programme , PM 2.5 , stubble burning
Delhi air pollution: Farm fires up, but impact to fall to 7%
By : Sustainability ..., Nov 21, 2019
Fire counts due to stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana increased significantly and touched 1,000 again on Wednesday. However, as stubble-level winds from the burning site are slow, its share in Delhi’s PM2.5 concentration only went up marginally from Tuesday’s 13% to 14%, a...Read more..
Subject Tags: air pollution , Carbon dioxide emissions , PM 2.5 , stubble burning
No Central funds for Delhi under 'National Clean Air Programme'
By : Sustainability ..., Nov 19, 2019
The national capital facing severe air pollution has not received any funds from the Centre under the 'National Clean Air Programme' despite being among the 102 non-attainment cities, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday. Calling air pollution as one of the biggest global...Read more..
CII adopts 100 villages in Punjab, Haryana to mitigate pollution caused by stubble burning
By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019
To curb alarming pollution levels in north India, especially during winter months, CII on Sunday said it has adopted over 100 villages and 100,000 acres of farm area in Punjab and Haryana to enable zero crop residue burning. The industry body has adopted Ludhiana, Barnala and...Read more..
Subject Tags: air pollution , CII , crop residue burning , PM 2.5