Air pollution Archive

Capital First rallies to raise awareness about air pollution in Delhi; aims to distribute 25,000 pollution masks to schools and traffic police

Delhi Police Commissioner Mr. Alok Kumar Verma, welcomed the initiative of the company to distribute pollution masks to their officials 10,000 masks at schools and 5000 masks to traffic policemen have already been distributed New Delhi, December 30, 2016: The national capital is facing the worst smog in 17 years, according to the Centre for

BRAINGAIN MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT COMPETITION TO CROWDSOURCE IDEAS ON COMBATING AIR POLLUTION

  ~ Students of Grades IX to XII can submit action plans for curbing air pollution to win exciting prizes ~   New Delhi, December 8, 2016: BrainGain Magazine, a leading study abroad online magazine for students, their parents and mid-career professionals in South Asia, in partnership with Care For Air, a self-funded, independent organization

Blueair calls for urgent action on air pollution following UNICEF report that toxic air quality is killing 600,000 children aged under five every year

Blueair AB – Oct 31, 2016 07:32 GMT UNICEF says outdoor and indoor air pollution are killing 600,000 under-fives every year around the world. Stockholm, Sweden, October 31, 2016 – Urgent action needs to be taken now across the world to reduce the impact of air pollution on the lives of children, said Swedish business

Exposure to air pollution shortens the lives of lung cancer sufferers, says new study

Blueair AB – Aug 08, 2016 14:18 GMT New study says the average survival time for people diagnosed with early stage lung cancer living in areas with high levels of air pollution was three years shorter than for those living in less polluted areas. Stockholm, Sweden, August 9, 2016 – A ten-year study of over

Mental health of children threatened by air pollution, according to new Swedish study; Blueair says finding is alarming

Blueair AB – Jul 25, 2016 10:17 GMT “The evidence air pollution may be increasing the risk of young people suffering mental health illness is pretty alarming for any parent raising a child…” said Blueair founder and CEO Bengt Rittri. Stockholm, Sweden, July 25, 2016 – A dangerous link between polluted air and childhood mental

Blueair founder calls for global war on air pollution as new study reveals 5.5 million people die every year due to bad air quality

Blueair AB Blueair AB – Feb 13, 2016 13:12 GMT Stockholm, February 14, 2016 – New research showing 5.5 million premature deaths are caused every year by polluted air has been described as a shocking wake-up call by the founder and CEO of the global Swedish clean air technology leader Blueair, Mr. Bengt Rittri. He

Environmental performance scores and ranking 2012

The planning commission is in the process of developing an Environmental performance index (EPI) to incentivise states for environmental performance through budgetary allocations. The major aspects taken into account for this are – Air pollution, Forest, water quality, water management and Climate change. The state-wise EPI and ranking are given below. State/UT Final EPI 2012 Rank Andhra

Air pollution is now the fifth largest killer in India, says newly released findings of Global Burden of Disease report – CSE

Findings released by the scientists behind the study at a Dialogue Workshop organised by Centre for Science and Environment, Indian Council of Medical Research and US-based Health Effects Institute Annual premature deaths caused by particulate air pollution have increased by six times since the year 2000 With one fifth of global deaths, India shows the