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Delhi Government To Launch 17-Day Plantation Campaign From July 10 3.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday said the city government will launch a 17-day plantation campaign from July 10 to reduce pollution in the national capital.
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"Godzilla Dust Cloud" Drifts Over US Southeast, Raising Health Concerns 26.6.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A massive plume of dust whipped up from the Sahara desert will hover over the US Southeast this weekend, forecasters say, shrouding the region in a brown haze and raising more health concerns in...
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India can use the coronavirus crisis to frame a cleaner air pollution policy 7.6.2020 Scroll.in
It is also a chance to build cooperation with neighbours like Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
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‘Nature is healing’: Why we need to be careful about how we tell the story of the pandemic 6.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
This narrative is detrimental to the development of a radical climate politics.
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China smog rises in April for first time this year 18.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Chinese air pollution rose in April for the first time since December, official data showed on Monday, with analysts attributing the rebound to the resumption of economic activity following the coronavirus outbreak.
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China sees post-lockdown rise in air pollution: study 18.5.2020 Reuters: World News
China's levels of some air pollutants have risen back to above last year's levels after dropping when the government imposed strict lockdown measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study published on Monday.
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Chinese official hails 'incomparable' improvement in air quality as virus hits industry 15.5.2020 Reuters: World News
China's air quality saw "incomparable" improvements in the first quarter of this year as a coronavirus outbreak led to rapid declines in industrial activity and transportation, an environment ministry official said on Friday.
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'Lockdown has changed the environment around us' 14.5.2020 Rediff: News
'If we want a better life, we have to treat nature better, and behave properly.' 'That's nature's message to us.'
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Pollution in China's smog-prone Hebei falls by a quarter in April 13.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Air pollution fell by more than a quarter last month in China's most smog-prone province of Hebei, the environment ministry said, aided by crackdowns on dust pollution and straw burning as well as tougher policies on use of diesel and fireworks.
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The end of Covid-19 lockdown could be India’s chance to forge a cleaner energy policy 7.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Experts recommend the most sustainable path to economic recovery.
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Air pollution will mean more Covid-19 deaths. The warning is loud and clear for India 7.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The silver lining: the clear blue skies are telling us that it is time to grasp the opportunity to clean the air we breathe.
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Winter pollution raises coronavirus threat for murky Chilean cities 30.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Cases of the coronavirus are set to peak in South America as winter approaches, bringing with it not just cold weather but more pollution that could multiply death rates, according to air quality experts and medics.
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European lockdowns could avert 11,300 air pollution deaths – report 30.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
Improved air quality in Europe due to lockdowns to combat the coronavirus pandemic has delivered health benefits equivalent to avoiding 11,300 premature deaths, according to a study published on Thursday.
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China's smog-prone Hebei saw pollution fall 15% from Oct-March 26.4.2020 Reuters: World News
China's smog-prone northern province of Hebei met its air quality targets by a big margin over the winter after concerted efforts to tackle emissions, a local official said on Sunday, without mentioning coronavirus-related factory shutdowns.
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India’s abysmal air quality makes its poor more vulnerable to Covid-19 25.4.2020 Scroll.in
Air pollution is a major cause of respiratory illnesses, which weaken the immune system.
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Coronavirus Lockdown In Delhi Halves Air Pollution Levels Of PM2.5, PM10 23.4.2020 NDTV News - Cities
With very few vehicles on roads, only essential commercial units functioning due to the coronavirus-forced lockdown and a weather favourable for dispersion of pollutants, the Central Pollution Control...
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India's COVID-19 lockdown brings clean air, blue skies 23.4.2020 Rediff: News
Less than six months ago, Delhi was gasping for breath. Authorities said air quality had reached "unbearable levels". Schools were shut, flights were diverted, and people were asked to wear masks, avoid polluted areas and keep doors and windows closed. But during the lockdown that began on Mar 22, the concentration of poisonous PM2.5 particles in a cubic metre of air averaged at 44.18, according to a Reuters analysis of government data, indicating a rare "good" rating, the safest level on the scale.
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Aerosol Levels At 20-Year Low As People Stay Indoors In India: NASA 23.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Air pollution over northern India has plummeted to a 20-year-low for this time of the year, according to satellite data published by US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration...
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Teen activist Thunberg joins Earth Day climate rallying calls 22.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg joined calls on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Wednesday for a combined effort to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis.
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India's virus lockdown gives world's most polluted capital clear skies, clean air 21.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
Residents of New Delhi are experiencing the longest spell of clean air on record, according to government data, as a stringent lockdown to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus drastically cuts pollution in the world's most polluted capital.
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