Launched in December 2017, the APnA city program is designed to provide a starting point for understanding air pollution in Indian cities. The program currently includes reports on emissions and dispersion modeling results for 50 one-million plus cities in the census. The main focus is on non-Delhi cities, putting together stories for cities with limited information, and … Continue reading APnA City Program for India
*posted as received from Care for Air (CFA)* In this program, CFA will use its expertise in air pollution awareness and advocacy to introduce individuals to the skills required to understand the air pollution crisis and demand change. Who Can Be a CFA Clean Air Ambassador? Students, young professionals, senior citizens... CFA seeks any one … Continue reading CFA Clean Air Ambassadors
Clean cooking energy transitions are extremely challenging to achieve, but they offer enormous potential health, environmental, and societal benefits. A study by researchers from IIASA, the University of British Columbia, and the Stockholm Environment Institute provides new insights about an Indian program that aims to solve one of the most difficult developmental challenges of the … Continue reading New study on adoption and use of LPG in India
15th International Conference on Atmospheric Sciences and Applications to Air Quality (ASAAQ) will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 28th-30th October 2019, and will foster scientific discussion and exchange of information on the latest research and practical applications of atmospheric science to air quality issues. The conference has secured a journal special issue -- … Continue reading Conference Alert!
Submit an abstract for the Annual AGU Conference, the largest international Earth and space science meeting in the world ! Session: Air Pollution Extremes in South and Southeast Asia: Observations, Modelling, and Impact Studies (details) Abstract submission deadline is 31 July. N.B. : AGU provides limited travel grant opportunities (Berkner and General Student Travel grants) … Continue reading Submit an abstract for AGU 2019!
The Collaborative Clean Air Policy Centre (CCAPC) has released a policy brief on household air pollution entitled The Contribution of Household Fuels to Ambient Air Pollution in India- A Comparison of Recent Estimates. (details) An article in The Wire by Dr. Santosh Harish and Dr. Sarath Guttikunda, both involved in creation of the policy brief, … Continue reading Policy brief on household air pollution
Capturing Pollution, One Genset at a Time! *Please note that the profile does not indicate endorsement of the products.* Chakr Innovation is a team of skilled engineers and innovators who believe that to improve the quality of life on earth, we need to improve the quality of its air. What better place to start than … Continue reading Spotlight: Chakr Innovation
On April 27, CEED organized a city dialogue on air pollution in Ranchi. Key stakeholders present at the meeting included medical professionals, civil society groups and industry representatives, all of whom are involved in city governance and air pollution. After a successful campaign in Bihar, CEED is now working with stakeholders to push for action … Continue reading CEED in action in Ranchi!
Dr. Scott Weichenthal at McGill University (Canada) is starting a new project with Dr. Madhukar Pai and Indian partners to measure personal air pollution exposures among TB patients in India. Given their disease status, the patients are likely to be more susceptible to air pollution health effects compared with the general population. At this time, … Continue reading Study to measure pollution exposure of TB patients in India launched!
Jugal Purohit Jugal Purohit is a journalist with 15 years of experience working with print, television and digital platforms. He is currently working with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in New Delhi. While his area of reportage remains conflict and security, he has also extensively reported investigative stories, natural disasters, politics and issues pertaining t0 … Continue reading Spotlight: Jugal Purohit