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