Spotlight: #LetMeBreathe

#LetMeBreathe is an independent pollution storytelling platform, which tells stories that otherwise mainstream media won’t tell. It has no agenda or bias, it 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 … Continue reading Spotlight: #LetMeBreathe

Spotlight: Sriniwasa Prabhu N.

Sriniwasa Prabhu N. has a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from the College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai and a Masters in Environmental Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, USA. For ~one year, he worked with the CAPS team in CMU on the low-cost multi-pollutant sensor package, RAMPs, and was part of the team that … Continue reading Spotlight: Sriniwasa Prabhu N.

Spotlight: CEEW

The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) is one of South Asia’s leading not-for-profit policy research institutions. The Council uses data, integrated analysis, and strategic outreach to explain – and change – the use, reuse, and misuse of resources. The Council addresses pressing global challenges through an integrated and internationally focused approach. It prides … Continue reading Spotlight: CEEW

Community Spotlight: Kolkata Clean Air

Kolkata Clean Air (KCA) is a citizen’s and community led initiative with a vision to make Kolkata one of the most livable and climate friendly cities in the world. KCA is an umbrella campaign under which we have multiple environmental NGOs, citizens and experts joining forces to make Kolkata's air cleaner. A short Q&A with … Continue reading Community Spotlight: Kolkata Clean Air

Community Spotlight: Avril Unger

When Art Meets Air Pollution In February 2018, Avril Unger, a performance artist collaborated with Jhatkaa, a Bengaluru-based advocacy and campaigning organization for her latest piece, an art installation on air pollution.  Read about it here and here. An excerpt from the news piece: "You’d probably be perplexed at the sight of her, performance artist … Continue reading Community Spotlight: Avril Unger

Researcher in Spotlight: Jayant Nirmalkar

Dr. Jayant Nirmalkar is SERB-National Postdoctoral Fellow in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. He is involved in studying the characteristics and dynamics of ambient Secondary Organic Aerosol using multipronged approaches. He is also involved in generating region specific source profiles over central India for apportioning their emission sources using receptor models. … Continue reading Researcher in Spotlight: Jayant Nirmalkar

Researcher in Spotlight- Arti Choudhary

Dr. Arti Choudhary’s research is focused on on-road emission characterization and emission modelling. She is currently working at the Central Road Research Institute (CSIR-CRRI). She has a PhD from the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (India) and M.Tech. from Thapar University, Patiala (India). Her past research was funded by the Ministry … Continue reading Researcher in Spotlight- Arti Choudhary

Community Spotlight: Amrit Sharma

Amrit Sharma is an entrepreneur reluctantly based in New Delhi. He’d much rather be in an airport lounge heading onto his next adventure. You can find him working on and the Smokey air quality chatbot out of coffee shops, co-working locations and pretty much anywhere with a good WiFi signal. Here is a short … Continue reading Community Spotlight: Amrit Sharma