#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

Event: OpenAQ Community Series

OpenAQ Community Series: Tools for Exploring Air Quality Data Sharing Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Time: 11:00-12:00pm EST Virtual Participation Air pollution causes 1 out of 8 deaths on the planet, making it one of the biggest public health and human rights issue of our time. Access to air quality data can dramatically reduce that number, helping communities raise … Continue reading Event: OpenAQ Community Series

Book on environmental pollution for children

Ekta Ohri is an architect and anthropologist and the founder of LitJoys, an early learning venture, which designs learning products and experiences for little children to nurture them to become more aware, considerate and responsible human beings. In March 2019, she released a calendar book for children- City of Stars, designed to spread awareness about … Continue reading Book on environmental pollution for children

Spotlight: Dr. Lynn Mazzoleni

Dr. Mazzoleni is an Associate Professor of Chemistry and the Co-Director of the Chemical Advanced Resolution Methods (ChARM) Laboratory at Michigan Tech. Her primary research interests are focused on the identification of organic aerosol constituents from various atmospheric environments with a special interest in biomass combustion and aqueous phase chemistry. Dr. Mazzoleni's research group studies … Continue reading Spotlight: Dr. Lynn Mazzoleni

DST/MoEFCC Workshop on Realtime Air Quality Monitoring

A workshop on “Real-time Nationwide Low-Cost Sensor Network for Air Quality Monitoring” is being organised on 29th August, 2018 at Ganga Auditorium, Indira Paryavaran Bhavan, Jor Bagh Road, MoEF&CC, New Delhi. IoT-based low-cost sensor network are emerging as potential alternative for air quality monitoring. It is imperative to discuss state-of-the-art and future potential of these … Continue reading DST/MoEFCC Workshop on Realtime Air Quality Monitoring

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

Event Alert: Seminar for Journalists

Understanding & Reporting Climate, Air Pollution & Health – A Seminar for Journalists WHAT: The proposed workshop aims to help environmental and health journalists understand the scientific data around air monitoring, particularly the data available for monitoring air quality in Chennai, its health implications and the need for immediate action. WHERE: Press Institute of India (website) … Continue reading Event Alert: Seminar for Journalists