Job Opportunities

(1) University of Surrey, UK Applications are invited from enthusiastic and talented individuals at post-doctorate research level to work on an exciting Horizon 2020 funded consortium project, OPERANDUM (Open-air laboratories for nature-based solutions to manage environmental risks). The objective of OPERANDUM is to reduce hydro-meteorological risks in European territories through co-designed, co-developed, deployed, tested and … Continue reading Job Opportunities

Spotlight: CEEW

The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) is one of South Asia’s leading not-for-profit policy research institutions. The Council uses data, integrated analysis, and strategic outreach to explain – and change – the use, reuse, and misuse of resources. The Council addresses pressing global challenges through an integrated and internationally focused approach. It prides … Continue reading Spotlight: CEEW

National Clean Air Programme: What’s in the words?

Comment period is currently open for the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP, see blog entry here), and Shahzad Gani conducted a text analytics assessment of the document to identify words and themes. Some interesting patterns emerged from this analysis. The words 'air' and 'pollution' were mentioned more than 100 times in the NCAP document. Here … Continue reading National Clean Air Programme: What’s in the words?

SERB Overseas Visiting Fellowship

The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) has issued a call for proposals for the Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship for 2018. Call for Proposals open on May 1, 2018 and proposals can be submitted until June 30, 2018. Details are available here. H/T: Dr. Dipanjali Majumdar

Air Pollution in Hinjawadi

Hinjawadi is a suburb located in Pune (Maharashtra), India, mainly known for the Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park. The 2800-acre IT park in Hinjawadi, houses hundreds of companies of different sizes. (Wikipedia) A poem on the current situation of air pollution in the area: धुआँ धुआँ जल रहा गांव मेरा, कफन से बांध दिया मुँह मेरा। घुट … Continue reading Air Pollution in Hinjawadi

How do residents of Delhi perceive air pollution?

In 2016, Clean Air Asia- India launched the Youth for Clean Air Network (YCAN) as a voluntary platform to engage young people in finding solutions for better air quality in Indian cities. YCan is involved primarily in evidence based advocacy and finding local innovative solutions to meet the challenge of air pollution. In April 2017, the … Continue reading How do residents of Delhi perceive air pollution?