Polluted air means more Asthma attacks for urban kids

Polluted air means more Asthma attacks for urban kids

A new study from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), moderate levels of two outdoor air pollutants, ozone and particulate matter (PM), are associated with non-viral asthma attacks in children and adolescents living in low-income urban areas and in molecular changes of their airways. Polluted air means more Asthma attacks In the research, published … Read more

Bihar Air is becoming poisonous, What are the reasons?

Why has pollution in Mumbai increased suddenly?

Over the past 20 days, the air in many Bihar cities has become the most poisonous in India. According to data released by the Central Pollution Control Board, Katihar in Bihar had the highest AQI (Air Quality Index) (360) out of 163 Indian cities. Delhi had an AQI of 354, Noida had an AQI of … Read more

How much Air Pollution do cars really cause?

How much Air Pollution do cars really cause?

The pollution caused by the use of vehicles has been on the lips of all politicians for a long time. The carbon dioxide emissions that cars release into the atmosphere and into the air we breathe are truly alarming; This is without counting the rest of the gases that they emit and that are harmful … Read more

Delhi govt lifts ban from BS-III petrol & BS-IV diesel vehicles

Delhi govt lifts ban from BS-III petrol & BS-IV diesel vehicles

The ban on BS-3 and BS-4 vehicles has been lifted after there are indications of a reduction in air pollution in Delhi. The step will give relief to five lakh vehicle owners registered in Delhi. The plying of such vehicles was banned on the instructions of the Central Air Quality Commission (CAQM) after the increase in … Read more

Delhi Pollution memes take over Twitter

Delhi Pollution memes take over Twitter

The general air quality index in the national capital stands at 525, which is extremely dangerous. Delhi has lost its smile behind layers of toxic smog, and people are witnessing serious health problems amid worsening air quality. The air quality of the national capital has deteriorated to “severe” in recent days, according to data from … Read more

Diwali pollution: Delhi most polluted in world on Diwali

Diwali pollution: Delhi most polluted in world on Diwali

Air quality in Delhi on Diwali turned “very bad” amid an increase in stubble burning, the exploding of firecrackers and moderately unfavorable weather conditions that allowed pollutants to build up. On Monday it was the most polluted city in the world, followed by Lahore in Pakistan, according to the Swiss organization IQAir. Delhiites woke up … Read more

Air pollution: Delhi CM brings out a 15-point ‘winter action plan’

Delhi Pollution memes take over Twitter

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal discussed the “Winter Action Plan” to control pollution in the coming winters in Delhi. The Kejriwal-led government has published a 15-point agenda to tackle pollution. In his speech, CM Arvind Kejriwal said that 18.6% of pollution has been reduced. The pollution situation has improved under his government. Also, the people … Read more

Air pollution and fires, threats to clean water

Human-caused fires cause 20,000 premature deaths a year

The World Meteorological Organization published its annual report on air quality and climate, which on this occasion has highlighted how the growing forest fires will influence the air we breathe, in our health, in ecosystems and in resources such as water. The annual report on air quality of the World Meteorological Organization focuses on how … Read more

What CAQM new policy on Delhi Air quality improvement says?

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The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) in the National Capital Region (NCR) and adjoining areas, taking a significant step toward the overall improvement of the air quality of the National Capital Region. They launched an initiative to reduce the menace of air pollution in Delhi-NCR. A comprehensive policy has been prepared.  This policy focused … Read more

99% of the population breathes polluted air

How decades of air pollution weakening our immune system?

Almost the entire world population, 99%, breathes polluted air that exceeds the quality limits recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and endangers their health. population breathes polluted air A record number of more than 6,000 cities in 117 countries are now monitoring air quality, but people living in them still breathe unhealthy levels of … Read more