The rate at which urban air pollution has grown across India is alarming. A vast majority of cities are caught in the toxic web as air quality fails to meet health-based standards. Almost all cities are reeling under severe particulate pollution while newer pollutants like oxides of nitrogen and air toxics have begun to add to the public health challenge.MORE +
A joint initiative of Ministry of Environment and Forest, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Centre for Science and Environment, IndiaMORE +
Sunita Narain and Anumita Roychowdhury explains the current air pollution situation in Delhi.
ViVa or Vidyut Vahan is India's first quick charging electric vehicles. ViVa takes 90 per cent less time to charge. An electric rickshaw can be charged in 80 minutes, instead of 10 hours it takes now.
The Centre for Science and Environment demands urgent intervention and action in view of the results from the new analysis of global burden of disease (GBD) estimates released by the US based Health Effect Institute (HEI) today.