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New study says haze may be contributing to warming in South Asia

New study says haze may be contributing to warming in South Asia

The haze over the national capital and Northwest India seen during winters is not only causing problems to people on the ground but also...
Government launches Clean Air Strategy to tackle air pollution

Government launches Clean Air Strategy to tackle air pollution

Air pollution is now one of the biggest threats to public health in the UK. Almost six in ten deaths related to air pollution worldwide...
A team of economists from the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences discovered that prolonged air pollution in China negatively impacted the productivity of textile factory workers.

NUS study finds that severe air pollution affects the productivity of workers

Economists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have completed an extensive study which reveals that exposure to air pollution over several weeks is...
Air pollution killing more people than tobacco: study

Air pollution killing more people than tobacco: study

One in every eight deaths in India is attributable to air pollution in India, making it a leading risk factor for death in the...
Startup shows how crop residue can generate useful products

Startup shows how crop residue can generate useful products

Crop residue burning has begun in the Northern states, posing a threat to air quality in the region. While several measures are being tried...

New device developed to tackle pollution in high traffic zones

The National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur-based laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has developed a device to address...
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How air pollution is adding to India’s diabetes burden

The ill-effects of air pollution on human health have been reported extensively. Some estimates attribute nearly one-fourth of all deaths in India to air...
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Improvement in air quality can prevent thousands of deaths in India

Indian cities are considered as most polluted in the world. An estimate suggests that almost 1.6 million deaths occur due to air pollution, which...
Kicking the car(bon) habit better for air pollution than technology revolution Image credit: Shutterstock

Kicking the car(bon) habit better for air pollution than electric cars

A new study by the Oxford University, changing our lifestyles and the way we travel could have as big. The radical way of life...

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