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Air Pollution

It is official. Diwali pollution has worsened this year

  • This year Diwali pollution is not only worse but also more toxic as maximum levels of several gases and particles have gone up from last year

Already worsening pollution levels will spike during Diwali due to firecrackers

Official forecast says pollution level during Diwali will hit severe levels as wind will drop. This leaves no room for poisonous fumes and toxins from crackers – Chinese or Indian.

Air Pollution Accountability App launched by EPCA

‘Hawa Badlo’ allows people in NCR to report on incidences of air pollution such as garbage burning and sends these to officials who will then take action. This is in compliance with directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court on air pollution control 

Regional Consultation on Air Quality, Clean Vehicles and Sustainable Mobility Roadmap

A joint initiative of Centre for Science and Environment, India and National Environment Management Authority, Kenya 

Nairobi, August 24 – 25, 2016 (9.30 am – 5.00 pm)

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Date: August 24-25, 2016

CSE supports the principle that the Supreme Court has established today that diesel cars are more polluting and should pay Environment Compensation Charge (ECC)

  • The order further states that the application from the Amicus Curiae on enhanced ECC for all diesel cars will be taken up and decided subsequently. CSE urges that this be expedited quickly

Mark this World Environment Day with another inconvenient truth: Cutting down on truck pollution is a good step, but not enough for Delhi

Delhi is a pollution highway for cars. Total number of cars, SUVs and two-wheelers that enter Delhi DAILY is almost as high as total number of vehicles registered ANNUALLY in Delhi

Stakeholder Workshop Air quality roadmap of Ethiopia and agenda for clean air action plan

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

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