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Air Quality and Public Health


Kathmandu Dialogue Air Quality and Transportation Challenge in South Asia: An Agenda for Action

A joint initiative of the Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi and Ministry of Physical Planning, Works and Transport Management, Government of Nepal 

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Kathmandu workshop photos

CSE's Press Release: Dialogue on Air Pollution and our health

  • Doctors warn: We need to act fast to breathe easy
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New Delhi, August 31, 2011

Dialogue on Air Pollution and our health: Photos

Briefing Note: Dialogue Air Pollution and Our Health

August 31, 2011
 
Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Centre for Science and Environment joined hands with Indian Council for Medical Research and Indian Medical Association to organize a dialogue with the noted doctors – (respiratory physicians, cardiologists, pediatricians, oncologists), the air quality regulators, and health experts to track the newer concerns over health risks of polluted air.

Dhaka CNG workshop photos

Winter pollution is back with a difference. City now faces the threat of multiple pollutants going up together

  • Not only are the tiny particles choking us, nitrogen dioxide levels have worsened; daily peaks of carbon monoxide are unacceptable, ozone pollution has persisted through the winter months. This has emerged from the official public information system on daily air pollution and monitoring. Some of these pollutants come predominantly from vehicles.

Tracking Winter Pollution in Delhi 2010

Time to breath easy is over, air pollution is reaching critical levels again this winter. CSE has reviewed the daily air quality data generated by the Central Pollution Control Board and others.
(Air pollution facts. pdf)

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