User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Air Quality
Last updated: Jan 10 2020 19:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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“Comprehensive Mobility Plan ignores environmental impacts, sustainable solutions” 10.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The Comprehensive Mobility Plan includes projects like elevated corridors and road widening that'll lead to further environmental degradation. It gives less attention to sustainable options like cycling and walking too
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Delhi gets marginal respite from severe cold and air pollution 3.1.2020 Scroll.in
The AQI in Delhi improved from the ‘severe category’ to ‘very poor’, while the city woke up to mostly clear skies.
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Carpools Facilitated by Quick Ride Witnesses a 4X Growth in 2019 27.12.2019 PTI: All news
Carpools Facilitated by Quick Ride Witnesses a 4X Growth in 2019
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Tired of Delhi’s bad air, residents with means are moving to other cities and countries 5.12.2019 Scroll.in
Several families are willing to compromise on their careers in return for a healthier life for their children.
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How social media is strengthening the youth climate movement in India 28.11.2019 Citizen Matters
While policy makers and adult activists are busy figuring out the logistics of the imminent COP25 in Madrid, student strikers in India are busy organising mass movements across their cities. And Facebook, Twitter, Instagram are proving to be their chief allies in this.
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Air pollution levels shoot up in Kolkata and parts of South India, experts link it to smog in north 7.11.2019 Scroll.in
The air quality in cities such as Chennai, Bengaluru and Kolkata ranged between poor and very poor categories on Thursday afternoon.
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Top news: Delhi’s air quality in severe category after Diwali night 28.10.2019 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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Mahadevapura citizens to protest Friday against “filth, traffic jams and pollution”, demand MP, MLA, corporators resign 17.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Fed up with crumbling infrastructure in their constituency, residents of Mahadevapura are holding a protest tomorrow at Marathahalli. They are demanding the resignation of all their elected representatives, including MLA Aravind Limbavali and MP P C Mohan
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Bengaluru Buzz: Air purifiers to be installed at traffic junctions | No funds for Indira canteens | BU campus to be geo-tagged…and more 31.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Around 500 air purifiers will be installed at traffic-heavy junctions in Bengaluru, in an attempt to reduce vehicular pollution. In other news, BBMP engineers may be held accountable for potholes, and the funding for Indira canteens may dry up. Read more in our weekly news roundup
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Clean Air Summit discusses health impacts of air pollution 24.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Air pollution can contribute to premature death from cardiovascular and other diseases. But how these health impacts can be communicated effectively to the public, and how pollution can be studied better, were among the topics discussed at the Clean Air Summit
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Clean Air Summit to discuss solutions to air pollution 22.8.2019 Citizen Matters
At ICAS 2019, scientists and policymakers from across the country will deliberate on strategies to reduce air pollution. You can attend panel discussions and trainings at the event
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As India grows older and more polluted, a little-known disease is killing a million people a year 13.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Often confused with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease claims more lives than diabetes, malaria, tuberculosis and breast cancer combined.
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Emissions, tree loss, heat island effect: What the govt did not address before clearing the Elevated Corridors project 10.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
This is a project 15 times bigger than the Steel Flyover, yet got cleared. What did the Karnataka government not address in the Environmental Impact Assessment of the elevated corridors project?
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Why Bengaluru must phase out diesel vehicles on war footing 25.6.2019 Citizen Matters
One diesel SUV accounts for the emissions of about 25-65 petrol cars! And yet cities, where vehicle emissions are the biggest cause of particulate matter pollution, have not been able to shun them. Can we take the steps needed to mitigate the diesel threat or will citizens and environment continue to pay a heavy price?
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How to pick the anti-pollution mask that’s right for you 12.6.2019 Citizen Matters
As Bengaluru's air quality is worsening, anti-pollution masks can reduce your exposure and the resultant health impacts. Here is a guide on the type of masks available in market, and pointers to pick one that's right for you
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How Bengaluru’s action plan proposes to beat air pollution 8.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Recently, a 44-point mega action plan was drafted to tackle air pollution in Bengaluru. The plan assigns tasks to multiple government agencies, to be completed in a time frame. Read more for details of the plan
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To beat air pollution, redesign Bengaluru’s action plan 5.6.2019 Citizen Matters
A 44-point action plan was proposed recently to improve Bengaluru's air quality. But the actions proposed are ineffective and undemocratic, opines the author
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Bengaluru Buzz: NGT action to save lakes | Draft policy to ease commute | Action plan for air quality 13.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Action to be taken against encroachers of Kaikondarahalli lake buffer zone, sewage and rainwater to be diverted away from Bellandur lake, draft commute policy and new air quality action plan for Bengaluru - read more on what happened in the city over the past week
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Despite more rain over the last decade, Rajasthan’s lakes are running dry. Here’s why 6.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Erratic rainfall patterns, a consequence of climate change, has hurt the state’s agrarian economy.
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How can governments make Bengaluru more liveable? By putting pedestrians first 22.4.2019 Scroll.in
Pollution, traffic and a host of other concerns can be resolved.
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