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Category: Transport :: Vehicular Pollution
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When it comes to renewable energy, India isn’t putting its money where its commitments are 21.8.2019 Scroll.in
The government’s 2019-’20 budget allocated 63% less funds to alternative fuels as compared to coal-based power.
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Indonesia's capital curbs private cars in bid to cut choking pollution 7.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Indonesia's capital announced new curbs on private cars on Wednesday as it moves to rein in Jakarta's choking air pollution, but experts warned the measures were unlikely to stamp out the problem.
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Experts for comprehensive study of city’s air quality 2.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Experts for comprehensive study of city’s air quality
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‘Don’t ignore that cough’: Ignorance and apathy about a disease are killing a million Indians a year 23.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is not yet part of a national screening programme. Most medical facilities do not even understand how to diagnose it.
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How one of Delhi’s tallest structures is contributing to climate change 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Intense summers are not uncommon in Delhi, but when temperatures soared to 48 degrees this June, it was a record even by city standards. Could emissions from the East Delhi Ghazipur landfill have had a role to play?
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Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier 16.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames.
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China considers limited support for petrol-electric hybrids in boon for Toyota, Honda 12.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
China is considering re-classifying petrol-electric hybrid vehicles so they get more favourable treatment than all-petrol or diesel counterparts under clean car rules, making it easier for automakers to meet environment quotas and offer more ...
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‘Communitree’ project launched at Balipara to increase green cover 8.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
‘Communitree’ project launched at Balipara to increase green cover
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Centre Increases "Green" Budget To Rs 2,954 Crore 5.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Centre on Friday increased the allocation for Environment Ministry from last fiscal by 10.4 per cent to Rs 2,954.72 crore for 2019-20 in what was termed as a "green budget" by Prime Minister...
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Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution 4.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city.
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PWD, Forest dept jointly conduct green drive along NHs in Nagaon 3.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
PWD, Forest dept jointly conduct green drive along NHs in Nagaon
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To Set Example, Environment Ministry Gets Electric Cars For Official Use 2.7.2019 NDTV News - India-news
The Environment Ministry on Tuesday acquired electric cars for official use, a move aimed at reducing air pollution.
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Jammu and Kashmir has a tobacco problem – and it pays Rs 210 crore to treat chronic lung disease 29.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Tobacco and tobacco products fetched the state’s sales tax department its highest revenue among more than 70 commodities.
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Delhi pollution: Levels of PM 2.5 declined by 15% in last three years, Centre tells Parliament 28.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the number of days with good air quality was also on the rise.
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Number Of Days With Good Air Quality On Rise In Delhi: Government 28.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
There has been a nearly 15 per cent decline in particulate matter 2.5 and 10 levels in Delhi in the last three years and the number of days with good air quality are also on the rise, the government...
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Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution 28.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic restrictions ever imposed there, officials said.
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In legal first, court faults France over air pollution 26.6.2019 DNA
A court on Tuesday found the French state had failed to take sufficient steps to limit air pollution around Paris, a legal first in the country hailed by environmental campaigners as a victory for victims of dirty air.
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French court holds state responsible for Paris air pollution 26.6.2019 Reuters: World News
The French state is responsible for the air pollution in the Ile-de-France region around Paris, a local court said in a ground-breaking ruling, although it did not award damages to a mother and daughter who had suffered respiratory ailments.
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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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AICTE Award To Promote Cleanliness, 'Smart' Use Of Technology 25.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
TERRE Policy Centre and International Institute of Waste Management have also associated themselves with AICTE for contributing to the overall cause of the award.
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