Tag Archives: Pune

Air Pollution: Scarves do not help in fighting city’s air pollution: Experts

Masks are better, research organisation plans to analyse options The scarves worn by many two-wheeler riders in the city or even pieces of cloth wrapped around the nose are ineffective in fighting air pollution around us. A Pune based institute, … Continue reading

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Hadapsar, Navi peth, Mandai have the worst air quality in Pune 

Besides chemical pollutants, particulate matter is also above the standard level prescribed by the Central Pollution Control Board. In an alarming revelation, the Pune Municipal Corporation’s environment status report (ESR) 2016-17 claimed that Hadapsar has been recorded as one of … Continue reading

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Air quality: Breathe in the bad news too 

The first three days of the New Year is expected to see the worst air quality, especially in the areas of Shivajinagar to Mhasoba Gate, where there will be enough traffic jams. This was the reading given by System of … Continue reading

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World Environment Day: Air pollution jumps to number 5 spot among top killers, says report

Needless delays in executing projects have led to the worsening of air quality across several cities in the country and a new draft audit inspection report shows that the purpose of setting up continuous real time air quality monitoring stations … Continue reading

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‘Emission inventory’ is 1st step to predicting city’s air pollution

Next week, Mumbai will finally get an emission inventory – a database that will help predict the extent of air pollution for up to 72 hours in advance and also help detect its source. The inventory is the very first … Continue reading

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India tops China in air pollution level increase

There’s just one area in which India has outrun China – air pollution. The rise in air pollution levels in Indian megacities between 2002 and 2010 has been much more than Chinese urban centres. It was also the highest among … Continue reading

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