January 23, 2022 11:22 (IST)
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Air quality improvements from COVID lockdowns confirmed

New York: COVID-19 lockdowns brought rapid and “unprecedented” improvements in air quality in some parts of the world - but not enough to halt climate change caused by global warming, UN weather experts said on Friday.

National Capital Delhi's air again deteriorating, reels under 'poor' category

New Delhi/UNI:) National capital New Delhi's air quality again started deteriorating and was measured under 'poor' category with an average AQI of 255 at around 1400 hours.

Air quality was worse on Diwali in Lucknow: CSIR-IIT-R survey

Lucknow/UNI: CSIR-IIT-R survey on pollution proved that air quality in Lucknow became worse after the Diwali festival because of fireworks.

Delhi: Air quality improves, but still 'very poor'

New Delhi/UNI: The average air quality in Delhi improved on Friday from "severe" to "very poor" category, the Central Pollution Control Board data shows.

Ozone levels increased during lockdown, says CSE’s new analysis of air pollution levels

New Delhi/IBNS: While most people were happy with the decrease in the overall air pollution level during the national lockdown imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19 virus, it is not the complete picture, according to the Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).

Air Pollution is cutting lives short by 8.6 years in UP: AQLI

Lucknow/UNI: On an average, air pollution cuts short life expectancy of citizens in Uttar Pradesh by nearly 8.6 years relative to what they would be if particulate concentrations everywhere were at the level of 10 µg/m 3 deemed safe by the WHO,  as per a new analysis of the Air Quality Life Index (AQLI).

Air quality severe in Delhi as people gasping for air

New Delhi/UNI: Delhiites woke up to another morning breathing in bad air as the ambient air quality continued to be under the ' severe category' with an average index value of 416 on Wednesday morning, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.

Air quality in Delhi better compared to last year: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IBNS): Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Harsh Vardhan has said that the air quality in Delhi has been better compared to last year.