Nitrogen dioxide Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
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, ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
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 ..
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: International / World Current Affairs