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Analyses on COVID-19 and Air Pollution in India

This post is a compilation of ongoing research and analyses on COVID-19, air pollution and health. Please note that updates will be made to the document every 3-4 days. You can refer to the a related document with a list of studies & analyses from around the world here. Before you dig in, here are … Continue reading Analyses on COVID-19 and Air Pollution in India

Pursuing a Clean Air Agenda in India During the COVID Crisis

Earlier this month, Centre for Policy Research has released a new report entitled Pursuing a Clean Air Agenda in India During the COVID Crisis. In the report, Santosh Harish and Shibani Ghosh attempt to highlight how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the air quality discourse in the country and what the next steps might be. … Continue reading Pursuing a Clean Air Agenda in India During the COVID Crisis

A tribute to Dr. Kirk Smith

Dr. Kirk Smith unexpectedly passed away on June 15, 2020, at his home in Berkeley, USA following a stroke and cardiac arrest. Dr. Smith, Professor of Global Environmental Health at University of California, Berkeley’s School of Public Health, was the founding director of Collaborative Clean Air Policy Centre (CCAPC).Note: This text was first published on … Continue reading A tribute to Dr. Kirk Smith

Indians demand clean air

Results from a new survey supported by Clean Air Fund indicate that people in India broadly support measures for clean air. The survey was conducted in five countries- India, Nigeria, Bulgaria, Poland and Great Britain and the results have been published in a new briefing called Breathing Space. The briefing highlights the close connections between … Continue reading Indians demand clean air

How Robust are Urban India’s Clean Air Plans?

Last week, CEEW, in collaboration with UrbanEmissions, released a report that evaluates the clean air action plans prepared under the National Clean Air Programme. The report identifies key components of a clean air plan and suggests ways in which these components can be integrated into the existing city action plans. It also provides recommendations to … Continue reading How Robust are Urban India’s Clean Air Plans?