Youth voices for clean air in Punjab

Let Me Breathe, a community platform for sharing stories related to environment recently announced the winner of its Clean Air Punjab competition. This was the first of its kind competition focused on sharing stories related to air pollution and health in Punjab. More about the programme here. The team received more than 70 entries on … Continue reading Youth voices for clean air in Punjab

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

#SaalBhar60- A new campaign on air pollution

Pristine, clear blue skies. Clean, breathable air. This is what Indians across the country experienced in the past two months.   The nationwide lockdown that kicked in on March 25 has led to unimaginable chaos and suffering for the country’s 300 million poor, especially communities like migrant workers who set off on foot to traverse thousands … Continue reading #SaalBhar60- A new campaign on air pollution

Clean Air Collective- India

What is the collective and what are its aims?  The Clean Air Collective is a network of organizations/individuals/citizens groups/institutions etc who are all working towards the common objective of clean air. The collective was formed with an objective of complementing each other’s work and amplifying all the voices coming from different parts of the country demanding their fundamental … Continue reading Clean Air Collective- India

LetMeBreathe (LMB)- #PollutionStories

Let Me Breathe (LMB) is a platform that provides space to document and tell stories of living and surviving air pollution in India. It started out as a hashtag used by Delhiites while uploading their videologs documenting their days of high pollution but over time has quickly developed into a pan India movement. LMB combines … Continue reading LetMeBreathe (LMB)- #PollutionStories

Press Conference: Air Pollution in Kolkata

Kolkata Clean Air organized a press conference on March 22nd focusing on air pollution and health in the city. Panelists included: Dr. Abhijit Sarkar- Lead Consultant, Narayana MultiSpecialty Hospital Dr. Arup Haldar - Consultant Pulmonologist, Columbia Asia Hospital Dr. Chandrakanth - Medical Oncology Narayana Superspeciality Hospital Dr. Lalit Kapoor - Cardiac Surgeon, RN Tagore Hospital … Continue reading Press Conference: Air Pollution in Kolkata