Saturday, December 4, 2021

Air pollution

Air pollution: Construction workers move SC seeking ex-gratia for daily wagers

New Delhi: A construction workers' body has moved the Supreme Court seeking ex-gratia relief schemes for daily workers who will suffer loss of income...

Pooling of vehicles instead of work from home for employees: Centre to SC

New Delhi: The Centre has told the Supreme Court in an affidavit that it was not asking the Central government employees to work from...

Explainer: The rising air pollution in Delhi

Notably, the blame goes on to burning of firecrackers during Diwali, stubble burning in neighboring States, vehicle pollution, industrial pollution, and many more to name.

Spare a thought for furry friends

Hyderabad: Diwali is a day of celebration and having a good time with our family and friends. Unfortunately, it is not the same for...

Researchers show how air pollution reduces sperm count

The findings of the study were published in the journal 'Environmental Health Perspectives'.

Editorial: Clear the air

WHO’s latest warning that pollution levels are more dangerous than previously thought must prompt urgent global action

Editorial: Dubious distinction

It is a distinction that no country can be proud of. India has earned such a distinction: being the world’s most polluted nation. A...

Google Nest Hub to warn users about air pollution, smoke

Starting with the US and soon to be available in select markets, the new AQI (Air Quality Index) badge is included in the clock/weather widget in Nest Hubs.

High pollution levels increase dementia risk: Study

Using data from two large, long-running study projects in the Puget Sound region one that began in the late 1970s measuring air pollution and another on risk factors for dementia that began in 1994

Study finds air pollution associated with higher risk of dementia

The findings of the research were published in the journal 'Environmental Health Perspectives'.

Air pollution linked to high blood pressure, heart diseases in children

The findings are published in a special issue on air pollution in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open-access journal of the American Heart Association.

‘Regular exercise could be an effective strategy to prevent type 2 diabetes’

An increasing body of evidence has shown that air pollution is a novel risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes.

Global dimming: Phenomenon of solar radiation declining

Researchers have shown that variations in the intensity of sunlight over decades are down to ultra-fine, human-made dirt particles in the atmosphere.

PM2.5 air pollution claimed 54,000 lives in Delhi last year: study

Exposure to PM2.5 is considered the most important environmental risk factor for deaths globally.

Delhi government to promote electric vehicles: Arvind Kejriwal

He said that the Delhi government will henceforth procure electric vehicles for official use.

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