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Air Quality and Public Health


PARKING POLICY FOR CLEAN AIR & LIVEABLE CITIES

 Why this guidance on parking policy?
After Delhi implemented its first generation air pollution control measures during the early part of the last decade, there was an improvement in air quality. But this gain in air quality was soon lost. While improvement of technology remained an unfinished agenda, failure to address the explosive increase in the number of vehicles threatened to undo the small increment in air quality.

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Children in the Chulha Trap


Why this study?
This quick assessment has been carried out by Centre for Science and Environment to ascertain how switching from biomass-based solid fuels to cleaner liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for cooking of midday meals in anganwadis (day care centres that facilitate informal learning under supervision) in Bihar can help reduce exposure of children to toxic air.

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Stakeholder Workshop on Air quality and transportation challenges in Ethiopia and agenda for Clean Air Action Plan

A joint initiative of Ministry of Environment and Forest, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Centre for Science and Environment, India 

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Stakeholder Workshop on Air quality and transportation challenges in Ethiopia and agenda for Clean Air Action Plan

A joint initiative of Ministry of Environment and Forest, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Centre for Science and Environment, India 

September 8, 2015 (8.30 am – 5.00 pm)
Harmony International Hotel, Addis Ababa

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Searing heat wave leads to deadly ozone pollution, says latest CSE analysis

  • Summer pollution curve takes an ugly turn as ground-level ozone, a highly reactive and harmful gas, far exceeds the permissible limit.
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