A new research study from ILK Consultancy (India), Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and University of Washington (USA), and University of British Columbia (Canada) examined the relationship between LPG adoption/disadoption and household factors in India. The major conclusion from the study is that change in assets and women’s empowerment can explain some of the dynamics of … Continue reading What explains adoption of clean cooking fuel in India?
Great news! You can now search for media stories at Air Quality in India's media database. Click here for details, and spread the word! Do you have any tips for finding regional media stories on air pollution? Share them with me, so I can expand the database. 🙂 The literature database is also slowly moving to the same … Continue reading Newsletter_June/July 2017
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has invited proposals for projects and/or studies to improve air quality in Delhi as part of the Environmental Protection Charge (EPC) funds. Topics include: Mass awareness programs R&D activities Capacity building activities Health impact analysis Specific projects on air pollution control Details
Diwali, India's biggest festival of the year is ~ two weeks away, and just like every year, people are getting ready for celebrating with friends and family. However, every Diwali also brings clouds of toxic smoke and dust in the form of firecrackers that people across the country burn on Diwali night. Here is what … Continue reading Air Pollution during Diwali