CEEW India has released a new report entitled Access to Clean Cooking Energy and Electricity. The Access to Clean Cooking Energy and Electricity – Survey of States (ACCESS) is India’s largest multidimensional survey on energy access. The largest panel-data on energy access in India, the survey is conducted across six of the major energy-access-deprived states in the country … Continue reading New report on energy access in India
CEED is organizing a conference in collaboration with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to bring doctors to a common forum to address the impacts of air pollution and to increase awareness about this issue. Subject: Doctors’ Dialogue: Safeguarding Life from Air Pollution Date: 27th November 2018 Time: 3 PM- 5 PM Venue: Nalanda Hall, Hotel … Continue reading Workshop Alert!
Yes, you read that right. Amrit Sharma has created an emoji map for air pollution. Check it out here. What motivated you to create an Emoji Air Pollution map? I created the Emoji Air Pollution Map because I could not bear the sight of yet another map riddled with air quality index (AQI) numbers. My … Continue reading Emoji Map for Air Pollution
The Air, Law & Policy Reporter is published by LIFE (Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment). The publication aims to provide updates of latest legal development in the area of air pollution laws in India. This includes latest notifications and amendments in both the Central as well as the State laws, Judgments and Orders passed … Continue reading Air Law & Policy Reporter
Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE) has released a short report on the 20 years of EPCA (background: MOEF&CC has recently announced reconstitution of EPCA with the inclusion of more institutions & individuals). Through analysis of publicy available data and RTI responses, LIFE has critiqued the performance of EPCA as an Authority for preventing pollution … Continue reading New report: 20 years of EPCA
Institut Mines-Télécom, France has launched a MOOC (massive open online course) on air quality! It focuses on issues related to air quality. Learn the basics of air pollution and its environmental, health, social and economical effects to better understand and address this problem. The course starts on October 8, 2018 and is free and open … Continue reading MOOC on Air Pollution
On September 26, 2018, Dr. Harsh Varshan inaugurated WAYU, a device designed by CSIR-NEERI. WAYU (Wind Augmentation PurifYing Unit) — is expected to keep an area of 500 sq m around the unit clean, and such devices are being installed at busy traffic intersections. Each unit costs INR 60,000, and monthly maintenance costs are expected … Continue reading WAYU: What do we know?