air pollution

The air quality had turned “severe” with stubble burning accounting for 32 per cent of Delhi’s PM 2.5 pollution, but firecracker emissions made the situation even worse.
Walter J. Lindner explains why German biofuel companies are hesitant to enter the Indian market.
The levels of PM2.5 finer particles which can even enter the bloodstream in Delhi-NCR were 605 g/m3 at 8 am around ten times the safe limit of 60 g/m3.
The Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region will replace the Supreme Court mandated EPCA.
Sarath Guttikunda, the founder-director of UrbanEmissions.Info, said cities need is to stop looking at band-aid solutions and start looking at long-term solutions.
Kejriwal requested Prakash Javadekar to hold monthly meetings with the Chief Minsters of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to curb pollution.
On Friday, haze hung over the capital of 18 million people and the air quality level was at 235 on a scale of 500.
Arvind Kejriwal said state governments should stop blaming each other and work together to find a solution.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch an anti-stubble burning spray on Tuesday.
Delhi was the world’s most polluted capital for the second year running in 2019, according to IQ AirVisual.