It’s getting harder to see stars, why are stars disappearing from sky?

It's getting harder to see stars, why are stars disappearing from sky?

Turning to the sky and looking at the stars at dusk could no longer be a reality. A new study suggests that the thousands of stars and constellations that make up our skies lose visibility year after year due to light pollution.  The data, published in the journal Science, observations made between 2011 and 2022 by volunteers … Read more

10K deaths yearly attributed to air pollution in J&K

10K deaths yearly attributed to air pollution in J&K

Air pollution in Jammu and Kashmir kills around 10,000 people every year, Director of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Dr. Parvez Kaul said that the air quality index in Kashmir is gradually moving towards the poor category in winter. Dr. Parvez Kaul said that about 10,000 deaths occur annually due to exposure to particulate matter … Read more

If farmers burn stubble two hour earlier can reduce it’s affect: Study

If farmers burn stubble two hour earlier can reduce it’s affect: Study

Air pollution is a big problem in India for which many reasons are responsible. Stubble is also one of these reasons. It has been known that the burning of crop residues in the country is not only deteriorating air quality. But a small scale can reduce air pollution if farmers burned crop residues two hours … Read more

Why has pollution in Mumbai increased suddenly?

Why has pollution in Mumbai increased suddenly?

Mumbai’s air wire is getting damaged. There is a possibility of an increase in diseases due to dust particles in the atmosphere of Mumbai. The air quality in Mumbai has become even worse than that of Delhi. Surrounded by the Indian Ocean on three sides and separated from the mainland by Thane Creek and Harbor … Read more

Seven out of 10 people support global rules to end plastic pollution

Seven out of 10 people support global rules to end plastic pollution

More than seven out of 10 people support the issuance of mandatory standards in countries to end plastic pollution, showed a survey of 23,000 respondents in 34 countries, released this Wednesday the 23rd by the World Wide Fund for Nature or WWF and Australia-based environmental organization Plastic Free Foundation. Recycling plastic packaging The survey “is … 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

Carbon Emissions by Country: Top 15

What is Climate Trace, How it tracks carbon emissions?

Every year more than 36,000 million tons of CO2 are emitted into the Earth’s atmosphere, the main greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change. Most of these gases are born from the use of fossil fuels, the generation of energy by non-renewable means and polluting human activities. CO2 per Capita – Top 15 Countries Qatar … 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

How much pollution do crackers cause on Diwali?

Diwali pollution: Delhi most polluted in world on Diwali

The air quality index (AQI) in Delhi will remain in the ‘poor’ to lower end of the ‘very bad’ categories until the morning of Diwali day on October 24, 2022, predicted the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune. The national capital’s AQI fell to the … Read more

Air pollution can cause heart attack within an hour: Study

Explained: What is Environmental Racism and How can we fight it?

Air pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats to human health, along with climate change. According to calculations by the World Health Organization (WHO), each year exposure to air pollution causes seven million premature deaths and causes the loss of as many more million years of healthy life. Exposure to air pollutants, even at levels below WHO air quality … Read more