Niti Aayog’s Action Plan on Air Pollution

NITI Aayog has released a 15 point action plan to combat air pollution in Indian cities entitled Breathe India: An Action Plan for Combating Air Pollution. Measures discussed in the plan include introduction of low sulphur fuel, promoting the use of electric vehicles, cleaner construction, waste and dust management and behavioural change, among a longer … Continue reading Niti Aayog’s Action Plan on Air Pollution

Job openings: University of Surrey

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and talented individuals at post-doctorate research level to work at the Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE), University of Surrey, UK, under the supervision of Professor Prashant Kumar. GCARE is a multidisciplinary centre, researching in areas of air pollution, air-climate interactions, built and natural environments in the context of cities, … Continue reading Job openings: University of Surrey

Guidebook on urban air quality

New open-access resource on urban air quality The Guidebook presents the results of the AIRUSE LIFE Project (LIFE11 ENV/ES/584) offering a state-of-the-art compilation of measures to improve air quality in cities (www.airuse.eu). The primary goal is to assess Southern European environments, although many of the suggested measures can be applied to other regions. The Guidebook, … Continue reading Guidebook on urban air quality

Postdoctoral Fellowships, IIT-Kanpur

Post-Doctoral Fellowships, Department of Civil Engineering Applications are invited from persons having PhD in Civil Engineering or in a closely related field, for appointment at Department of Civil Engineering under the Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowship scheme of IIT Kanpur. Those who have submitted their PhD theses may apply but the appointment offer will be made only … Continue reading Postdoctoral Fellowships, IIT-Kanpur

Job Alert: Clean Air Asia

Technical Researcher Details and application materials  Early applications are encouraged. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For further information on the position you may contact Ms. Jovy Corona, jovy.corona@cleanairasia.org. Deadline: June 25, 2018 

New study on source apportionment of PM2.5

A new study on sources of PM2.5 in India has been released by Greenpeace and the Air-Weather-Climate (AWC) research group at Louisiana State University.  The report is entitled Source Apportionment, Health Effects and Potential Reduction of Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5). The top four sources for PM identified in this analysis include coal-fired power plants, industrial … Continue reading New study on source apportionment of PM2.5