Nitrogen dioxide Current Affairs, GK & News

WHO Air Quality Database- 2022 Update

According to the World Health Organisation’s air quality database 2022 update, around 99 percent of the population of the planet breathes air that exceeds the air quality limits of WHO and also threatens the health of the people. Overview: According to WHO data, over 6,000 cities in 117 countries are monitoring their air quality but ..

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Delhi’s NO2 pollution rose by 125 % in 1 year

According to a study by non-government organisation (NGO), Greenpeace, Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) has been increased by 125 per cent in Delhi during the period of last one year. Key findings of report Study analysed NO2 concentrations in India’s eight most populous cities namely, Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Jaipur and Lucknow. As per report, ..

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Cabinet approves Subsidy for Urea produced via Coal Gasification

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs recently approved subsidy for Urea that are to be produced by TFL. TFL is a state-run fertilizer plant. It is Talcher Fertilizer Plant. About the Plant The TFL is to commission a new fertilizer plant in Odisha. This plant will produce urea through coal gasification. The Government of India ..

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NO2 Levels Fell 70% during Lockdown in Delhi: United Nations Report

A United Nations report has pointed out that the levels of nitrogen dioxide have reduced by as much as 70 per cent during the lockdown in New Delhi. However, the report has also pointed out that the environmental gains would be temporary if the cities resume operations without proper policies for the prevention of air ..

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