Disease burden of air pollution in India

A new paper in The Lancet entitled "The impact of air pollution on deaths, disease burden, and life expectancy across the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017" was published on December 5, 2018.  The article is open access and is available here.  Key findings:   Annual population-weighted mean exposure to ambient particulate matter … Continue reading Disease burden of air pollution in India

New report: 20 years of EPCA

Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE) has released a short report on the 20 years of EPCA (background: MOEF&CC has recently announced reconstitution of EPCA with the inclusion of more institutions & individuals). Through analysis of publicy available data and RTI responses, LIFE has critiqued the performance of EPCA as an Authority for preventing pollution … Continue reading New report: 20 years of EPCA

Clearing the Air: Seminar Series

Clearing the Air Seminar Series was organised by the Initiative on Climate, Energy and Environment (ICEE) at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR). This series aimed to promote sustained and informed public understanding around the data, impacts, sources and policy challenges involved in clearing Delhi's air. While it focused on the context of Delhi, the series also reflected … Continue reading Clearing the Air: Seminar Series