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Air Pollution in Delhi: Filling the Policy Gaps
Dec 18, 2020

Air Pollution in Delhi: Filling the Policy Gaps

Delhi, a Union Territory that is home to India’s capital, New Delhi, is among the world’s urban agglomerations with the most toxic air. The magnitude of air pollution is massive. It causes devastating impacts on people’s health, the city’s environment, and economic well-being. Despite overwhelming evidence of the severity of air pollution and its consequences, however, India’s policy measures remain weak. This paper identifies the most

#Air Pollution: कार्बन बाज़ार स्थापित करके वायु प्रदूषण से मुकाबला
Sep 12, 2022

#Air Pollution: कार्बन बाज़ार स्थापित करके वायु प्रदूषण से मुकाबला

विभिन्न राज्यों में पार्टिकुलेट मैटर के लिए पायलट ईटीएस

#Air Pollution: कार्बन बाज़ार स्थापित करके वायु प्रदूषण से मुकाबला
Sep 12, 2022

#Air Pollution: कार्बन बाज़ार स्थापित करके वायु प्रदूषण से मुकाबला

विभिन्न राज्यों में पार्टिकुलेट मैटर के लिए पायलट ईटीएस

#Air Pollution: कार्बन बाज़ार स्थापित करके वायु प्रदूषण से मुकाबला
Sep 12, 2022

#Air Pollution: कार्बन बाज़ार स्थापित करके वायु प्रदूषण से मुकाबला

विभिन्न राज्यों में पार्टिकुलेट मैटर के लिए पायलट ईटीएस

A four-pronged approach to tackle air pollution
Sep 22, 2022

A four-pronged approach to tackle air pollution

A multi-stakeholder approach that includes actors such as the government, private sector, and community needs to be adopted to improve the air quality

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Missing a focus on air pollution and climate change
May 12, 2023

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Missing a focus on air pollution and climate change

Will the government’s ambitious mission, ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India)’ eventually prove to be a missed opportunity? Earmarking funds worth 10 percent of India’s GDP, the mission not only aims to respond to the devastating blow caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but also to serve as a long-term roadmap to growth. It is largely hinged on business-as-usual practices, including providing a push to the coal sector, which may be under

Combatting air pollution in Northern India: Cooperative federalism is the way forward
Dec 22, 2021

Combatting air pollution in Northern India: Cooperative federalism is the way forward

As the winter air pollution worsens over time, North Indian states need to collaborate to mitigate this issue, with Uttar Pradesh taking a lead on it.

Confronting air pollution by setting up carbon markets
Sep 07, 2022

Confronting air pollution by setting up carbon markets

India is on the right track as it sets up carbon markets and launches of pilot ETS schemes for particulate matter in different states.

Delhi is Failing Its Children, Air Pollution is Choking Their Future
Nov 06, 2021

Delhi is Failing Its Children, Air Pollution is Choking Their Future

India is ranked third only to Bangladesh and Pakistan for worst air quality. PM 2.5 concentration in India is 5.2 times above the WHO annual air quality guideline.

Indian cities and air pollution
Jun 04, 2019

Indian cities and air pollution

While steps are being taken to reduce air pollution at the national and state levels, cities could improve the national performance by introducing com

Indoor air pollution isn’t getting the attention it deserves
Mar 17, 2021

Indoor air pollution isn’t getting the attention it deserves

A growing body of research suggests that indoor air pollution can be much more concentrated than pollution outside.

Indoor air pollution — A challenge for India
Jul 12, 2019

Indoor air pollution — A challenge for India

Complete transition towards clean cooking fuels has a long journey to cover.

Multi-sectoral approach for minimising air pollution
Jan 18, 2022

Multi-sectoral approach for minimising air pollution

The fourth Master Plan for Delhi aims to address the increasing air pollution in the city. Would such an action plan be enough to improve Delhi’s ai

Ordinance on Commission on Air Quality lapses, air pollution persists
Apr 01, 2021

Ordinance on Commission on Air Quality lapses, air pollution persists

The continued inability of the executive bodies to implement judicial orders not only leads to the persistence of the problem of air pollution, but al

Taking on a burning problem: Mumbai's air pollution
Nov 27, 2021

Taking on a burning problem: Mumbai's air pollution

While much focus is given to North India’s air pollution crisis, Mumbai must now wait till there is a health emergency to act on its rising air poll

The silent threat: Exploring the link between air pollution and diabetes
Nov 14, 2023

The silent threat: Exploring the link between air pollution and diabetes

Recent research has drawn attention to the potential link between air pollution and diabetes, indicating that environmental factors may play a crucial

Winter air pollution and stubble burning in North India: A regulatory governance perspective
Nov 20, 2021

Winter air pollution and stubble burning in North India: A regulatory governance perspective

Can the long-standing challenge of winter air pollution be mitigated through regulatory governance?

#वायु प्रदूषण: दिल्ली में मोटर वाहन द्वारा पैदा होने वाले उत्सर्जन पर कार्रवाई
Sep 02, 2022

#वायु प्रदूषण: दिल्ली में मोटर वाहन द्वारा पैदा होने वाले उत्सर्जन पर कार्रवाई

दिल्ली में वायु गुणवत्ता पर अलग-अलग अध्ययनों से पता चला ह�

A climate-resilient health system of tomorrow can only be possible if healthcare delivery is made greener
Jun 05, 2023

A climate-resilient health system of tomorrow can only be possible if healthcare delivery is made greener

This Environment Day, India can focus on adopting an actionable framework that will ensure the creation of an agile, green, and resilient medical supp

Actions on Motor Vehicle Emission in Delhi
Aug 30, 2022

Actions on Motor Vehicle Emission in Delhi

Various studies on air quality in Delhi have reported that transport sector is a major contributor to air pollution.

Air quality in India: An explainer
Jul 08, 2021

Air quality in India: An explainer

Any effort must begin with accurate and timely information on air pollution.

Better governance for improved air quality
Nov 22, 2022

Better governance for improved air quality

Despite the Delhi government’s efforts to improve the air quality, a thick layer of smog continues to shroud Delhi

Building climate-resilient health systems in India
Aug 21, 2023

Building climate-resilient health systems in India

Climate change is the single biggest health threat facing humanity, and developing nations of the Global South are expected to be the most vulnerable

Climate and human health: Need to turn promises into actions  
Nov 18, 2022

Climate and human health: Need to turn promises into actions  

Climate change has become an even more pressing issue as it threatens public health, therefore, climate action needs to go beyond mere words

Commission for air quality management in National Capital Region
Aug 31, 2021

Commission for air quality management in National Capital Region

A look at Delhi’s long-term air pollution problem and the newly approved legislation to combat it

Commission on Air Quality Management — A general without foot soldiers
Feb 13, 2021

Commission on Air Quality Management — A general without foot soldiers

The key to long-term clean air is a landmark regulatory overhaul.

Costly flip-flops over ban on firecrackers
Oct 12, 2017

Costly flip-flops over ban on firecrackers

The CPCB has yet to submit the report due on January 11, 2017, on the air pollution impact.

Delhi poll: Major parties playing around "competitive populism"?
Feb 05, 2015

Delhi poll: Major parties playing around "competitive populism"?

Campaign trends in Delhi elections indicate that parties are playing around the issues having popular appeal rather than the hard core issues of governance, statehood or even air pollution. In varying degrees, populist ideas such as free houses, free water and free electricity remain the core poll promises for all political parties.

Energy Transition Through Waste-to-Energy Projects in Peri-Urban and Rural Areas
Jan 25, 2023

Energy Transition Through Waste-to-Energy Projects in Peri-Urban and Rural Areas

Waste-to-energy projects in India have historically been city-centric. As cities are well-served by LPG and CNG distribution systems, the Bio-CNG produced has to be used for either fuelling urban public transport, or moved to rural areas at considerable cost. Distributed production and distribution of compressed biogas (CBG) from municipal organic waste in rural and peri-urban areas could be a cheaper option for local consumers. Such prod

Harnessing data to optimise air quality policies
Jul 24, 2023

Harnessing data to optimise air quality policies

A dynamic framework incorporating predictive policy formulation supported by data can be the next phase in tackling air quality issues effectively and

In the lockdown, a breath of fresh air
May 09, 2020

In the lockdown, a breath of fresh air

An urgent warning comes from a Harvard University study (bit.ly/3dthqiv), which establishes a correlation between long-term exposure to air pollution and Covid-19 mortality. The study finds that people living in polluted cities are more likely to have compromised respiratory, cardiac and other systems — and, therefore, are more vulnerable to Covid-19.

India, Covid-19 and the Global Health Agenda
Jan 26, 2022

India, Covid-19 and the Global Health Agenda

India’s global ambitions come with global health duties both amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and in its aftermath

Is it time for India to get a new national Capital?
Dec 10, 2019

Is it time for India to get a new national Capital?

India must emulate global examples of countries that have moved their national capitals to new cities owing to growing congestion, pollution and deter