Vehicular Air Pollution

Indian Vehicle Emission Standards

Vehicles on road are the key contributors to a nation facilitating timely movement of goods and other consumer-related activities. However, rising air pollution levels have posed a challenge in developing countries with severe problems of congestion and growing vehicular movement. In a bold move to30

Industrial Air Pollution

The Global Air Pollution Crisis

Across the globe, people are suffocating in bouts of dense smog and extremely high levels of air pollution. Just about every country in the world grapples with pollution, no matter how rich or poor they are. But you may not be aware of just how30


Air Pollution Levels at Delhi

With globalization, environmental issues across the world have skyrocketed. The ecosystem is witnessing a severe imbalance due to the hazards that industrialization has caused to the environment. Topmost among them are Air Pollution. What is Air Pollution? For a simple understanding, air pollution is the30

Percentage of locations exceeding NAAQS in residential industrial rural areas

Importance of National Ambient Air Quality Standards

Air Pollutant includes any substance in solid, liquid or gaseous form present in the atmosphere in concentrations which may tend to be injurious to all living creatures, property and environment. Various contaminants in different forms from both man-made and natural sources perpetually enter our environment30

Automobile exhaust gas

Why AAP Government’s Odd-Even Car Formula is Good for the Environment

India is the seventh largest country in the world and almost 30% of its population resides in the urban areas according to the 2011 census. The decreasing viability of the agricultural sector and increasing employment opportunities in the cities has led to urban expansion, which30

Warneckii plant

Houseplants – Nemesis For Indoor Air Pollution

The energy crunch witnessed by the world in the late 1970s forced people to design and resort to energy efficient techniques and practices, which also included energy efficient buildings. Energy efficient housings brought in the trend of buildings which were super-insulated and had reduced free30

Automobile exhaust gas

Vehicular Pollution and Emission Standards in India

Vehicle emission norms were set for the first time in 1990’s when the government under the Supreme Court order introduced Euro norms in 1999. Later, it was replaced by Bharat Stage Emission standards. Under the Bharat Stage IV norms which are in turn based on30

RED Fort Delhi

Delhi steals tag from Beijing in being most polluted

Delhi has earned another title it could do without- that of being the most polluted in the world. The report published after similar claims were made of Beijing, India’s rival neighbour but the centre has denied that Delhi is the most polluted. Read our article30