Objectives and scope of the guidance Air pollution is one of the leading risk factors in the developing regions of Africa. Africa is one of the fastest-urbanizing regions and more than half of its population is expected to live in polluted urban areas by 2040. According to the World Energy Outlook of the International Energy Agency of 2016, outdoor air pollution is responsible for more than 210 000 premature deaths in African region and this is only half of the total deaths caused by indoor air pollution. Download Report
This presents the evidence of change in Indian cities – however small they may seem today. This captures actual policy decision and action in cities for clean air, public transport, walking and cycling, intermediate public transport, and car restraint initiatives like parking and fiscal measures. The challenge now is to learn from these experiences and to upscale the practices so that we can have the great leapfrog – move from cars to no cars, from pollution to clean air.
Published on Apr 19, 2016 Full speech of Arvind Kejriwal at the International Conclave on the Right to Clean Air organised by Centre for Science and Environment on April 19 in Delhi. Kejriwal discusses the odd-even scheme and other policy decisions that his government will take to arrest pollution in Delhi
Published on Apr 19, 2016Anumita Roychowdury, Executive Director Policy and Advocacy, Centre for Science and Environment presents her Assessment of air quality management and action in Indian cities done by her team. She was talking at the International Conclave on the Right to Clean Air organised by Centre for Science and Environment on April 19.
Anumita Roychowdhury Gaurav Dubey Usman Nasim Round Table discussion Centre for Science and Environment New Delhi July 31, 2017
Average traffic speed on 13 arterial roads 50-60 per cent lower than their design speed and 35-48 per cent lower than the regulated speed of 40-50 km/hour
Urgent action is needed so that the city does not negate gains of first generation reforms for combating air pollution
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