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?
Smart Air is looking to boost its impact this winter by bringing a marketing and business development enthusiast on board. Got marketing knowledge or experience growing meaning social projects? Come to join a fast-growing social enterprise of people spreading the knowledge that simple, no-nonsense air purifiers help people breathe clean air. Send an email with … Continue reading Job Alert: Smart Air India
A workshop on “Real-time Nationwide Low-Cost Sensor Network for Air Quality Monitoring” was organised on August 29th, 2018 at the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, New Delhi. The workshop was meant to give a platform for sharing of knowledge amongst stakeholders. The intent was to deliberate upon full spectrum of low-cost sensor monitoring of air … Continue reading Workshop Notes: Real-time Nationwide Low-Cost Sensor Network for Air Quality Monitoring