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Delhi’s Winter Woes Should Be Declared A National Emergency

Delhi’s Winter Woes Should Be Declared A National Emergency

Stubble burning around Delhi during October 2018. Winter is peaking in Delhi these days and the air pollution this year has been more engulfing than ever. As Delhi headed into the winter months, citizens did brace for the city's notoriously poor air quality to get even worse. The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded close to 250 at the end of October. Things got much out of hand though and according to available figures, AQI has peaked at 999 on more than one days at several places in Delhi since then. With the approach of winter, airborne particles and toxic chemicals that make up the smog prove to be a major hindrance to daily life in Delhi every year. This also proves to be a major public health hazard. The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health has reported th...

Environmental News and Media Roundup for Week 19, 2012

Green Alert
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 19 (starting May 7, 2012) 2012. 1. Rest of Delhi leaves behind south Is Delhi a better place to live in than a decade ago? The latest census report 2011 shows it definitely is. And the growing quality of life is not limited to just the 'posh' south Delhi. 2. E-waste volume set to reach eight lakh metric tonnes: Government E-waste generated in the country is expected to reach eight lakh metric tonnes, marking an increase of nearly five-and-half times of the same generated in 2005, the government told the Rajya Sabha today. 3. South Delhi wants more parking lots, multi-storey flats The Master Plan of Delhi 2021 is under review and it was the turn of south Delhi residents on Tuesday to give their

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