User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Air Quality
Last updated: Mar 16 2019 14:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why Bengaluru’s proposed mega elevated road corridor has sparked protests 16.3.2019 Scroll.in
Activists say the project won’t ease the city’s chronic traffic congestion or ensure inclusive mobility. It will only damage the environment.
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Why the air inside your home could be as toxic as that outside 13.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
India's dubious distinction in terms of air quality is widely discussed, but the focus of discussion has typically been outdoor pollution. Yet, right here in Bengaluru, indoor pollution poses serious risks for several communities, cutting across class. What are the sources of indoor pollution and how can it be addressed?
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Two-stroke autos: banned but not out; going electric could be a solution to pollution 23.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Retrofitting old two-stroke autos with an electric engine could be a noiseless, non-polluting solution to air pollution. However, government subsidies are not yet being offered to those looking to go electric.
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Bengaluru Solutions Series discusses how to fix air quality in city 22.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Randeep said solid waste management in Bengaluru was a constantly evolving challenge, addressed only by citizens taking ownership of their waste and partnering with local agencies to treat their waste.
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If you’re in Manali, this is why you are always coughing! 14.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Or in Ennore, for that matter. Heavy and polluted emissions from the petrochemical, thermal and fertiliser plants in these areas of north Chennai are taking a heavy toll on health of citizens. Respiratory and skin diseases are the most common.
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In Lucknow, Artificial Lungs Turn Black In A Day. Took 6 Days For Delhi 14.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Raising concerns over the depleting air quality in Uttar Pradesh, artificial lungs installed in capital Lucknow in Lalbagh area near Nagar Nigam office turned black within 24 hours.
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Top news: Ousted CBI chief Alok Verma says allegations against him are unsubstantiated 11.1.2019 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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Bengaluru is hot. Steel flyover will make it hotter, it needs to be dropped 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
An umbrella of hot air over the built-up area of the city is an 'urban heat-island’. There are many processes contributing to the temperature —air pollutants, vehicular movements, loss of tree cover and more. Steel flyover could be one of them.
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Right to breathe: Tackling air pollution 8.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
how to control air pollution in Bengaluru? What measures have been taken and where is the city failing? An IAS officer, a mobility expert, an active citizen and a research fellow will discuss what it takes to make Bengaluru's air quality better.
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Tackling Bengaluru’s air quality crisis is an opportunity to lead with example 7.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Vehicular pollution is the top contributor to air pollution in the congested city of Bengaluru. Attempts to curb air pollution need to be stepped up now, to avoid a future crisis.
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City Buzz: Women’s wall of solidarity | Delhi water supply projects | Rent inflation in Mumbai…and more 5.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The Sabarimala controversy has rocked the nation and created a stir across cities, especially among women; That and more news from our cities this week in this edition of City Buzz.
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How garbage burning contributes to Bengaluru’s air quality crisis 28.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The mismanagement of solid waste continues in Bengaluru with incessant garbage burning. There are PILs filed in the High Court, but will they help reducing burning of garbage?
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80% of Indians believe air pollution affects quality of life, says study across 17 states 21.12.2018 Scroll.in
The survey shows disparity in awareness of air pollution and basic terminology like PM 2.5, PM 10 and air quality index.
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Story of Bengaluru’s traffic: Bus numbers remain same while private vehicles boom 13.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Years of negligence towards public transport has finally resulted in today’s congested and polluted Bengaluru. All the catastrophe is well-documented in data, yet it hasn’t got enough attention from the government.
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Yulu bikes: Pedal your way to beat the traffic 5.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Yulu founder Amit Gupta believes bicycle sharing is the next big thing.
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Can mechanised sweepers help Bengaluru deal with dust? 4.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
While BBMP plans to introduce more than 30 mechanised sweepers in the near future to address dust pollution in the city, experts and researchers advocate a holistic approach towards eliminating dust.
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LIVE! Delhi govt fined Rs 25 crore for pollution; to be deducted from officials' pay 3.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Here’s how BMTC is trying to keep emission levels in check 23.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With over 6000 buses, many of them being very old, the city transport system in Bengaluru could easily be a bulk entity that can be targeted for vehicular emission. The BMTC has also realised this—it is evident in the steps taken to put in place systems to control emissions and improve the quality of vehicles.
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Graphite India case: Can KSPCB stay firm and force closure of Whitefield plant? 20.11.2018 Citizen Matters
The Bengaluru plant has initiated the process of repairs and the shutting down of the furnaces will accelerate the process of revamp, expected to be completed by November end. The firm has said it will then apply afresh to the KSPCB for consent to operate.
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The long road to clean air: Behind the court ruling on GIL’s Whitefield plant 19.11.2018 Citizen Matters
The Supreme Court has imposed a penalty of Rs 50 lakh on Graphite India limited (GIL), calling its Whitefield plant a serious offender contributing to air pollution in the area. In the first of an in-depth two-part series, we look at the long struggle that led to the ruling.
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