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
In light of the air pollution episode in Delhi, the following poem has been circulating on social media: No one noticed When the sparrows left It was just another smoggy winter morning People drove their cars dropped their children off At air conditioned schools Where they learned Pollution is a bad thing It was just … Continue reading Poetry on Delhi Smog
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
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Hello! In the last couple of months, I have been working with Shahana Chaudhury of Toji Communication Consultancy who kindly agreed to help with designing a logo for AQ in India. Thanks to all of you who submitted their suggestions, and a special shout-out to Shahzad Gani and Adithya Pasupuleti for some great ideas! Finally, thanks … Continue reading New logo!
The ICCT seeks a highly committed, self-motivated person to contribute to our research to reduce vehicle emissions and improve efficiency of light and heavy duty vehicles in India. We expect the successful candidate to work across a range of technical and policy areas, and take on other projects as the need arises. Details- http://bit.ly/2i5kWH1 To apply, … Continue reading Job Opportunity at ICCT
Media articles Burning of trees sinks Chennai's air quality Govt asks pollution watchdogs to get their instruments calibrated to maintain accuracy Delhi’s plan to create a landfill along the banks of the Yamuna is a downright dangerous idea The long-term solution CAST to test northeast India’s air pollution situation Take a deep breath – here’s … Continue reading AQ in India Newsletter- December 2016
 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Air Pollution Modelling http://bit.ly/2gXnKlI [Deadline: January 3rd, 2017]  Faculty Recruitment for IIT Bhubaneswar http://bit.ly/2gy302I  Expression of interest for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (MSCA IFs) in 2017 and onwards at the Department for Environmental Science, Aarhus University. https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/159773
Dr. Jamson Masih is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Wilson College, Mumbai (Maharashtra, India). He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry (thesis: Studies on Trends in Particulate Matter Size Distribution and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Indoor Environment of Domestic Homes) and a Masters degree in Organic Chemistry from St. John's College, … Continue reading Researcher in Spotlight- Jamson Masih
Air pollution impacts people differently, and we need to acknowledge that the outcomes can be very different based on where one falls on the socio-economic spectrum. The next time you blame a farmer in Punjab, remember he and his family are breathing in the smoke before you do. The next time you lament the security … Continue reading Is air pollution an environmental justice issue?