PM 2.5 Current Affairs, GK & News

PM 2.5  Current Affairs, GK & News

SOGA Report: India recorded the highest air pollution exposure

On October 20, 2020, the State of Global Air report 2020 was released. The report was released by US based institutes. These institutes were Health Effects Institute and Institute for Health metrics and evaluation. The report has been created based on data from ground monitors and satellites Key findings of the report According to the ..

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SC issues order on completion of “Smog Tower Project” within 3 months

On December 16, 2019, the Supreme Court of India ordered the Centre and the Delhi Governments to hasten the pilot project of setting up smog towers at Connaught place. Smog Towers Smog Towers are air purification structures that are designed to work as air purifiers. They are fitted with multiple air purifiers. These purifiers cleanses ..

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Environmental Performance Index

The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) is a method which involves the quantification and numerical modeling of the environmental performance of a countries’ policies.? Who frames the EPI? The EPI index is developed by the Yale University and Columbia University in the collaboration with the World Economic Forum and the Joint Research Centre of the European ..

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Indian Army installs Air Quality Monitor at Fort Williams

The Indian Army has commissioned a “Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring System” (CAAQMS) at its Eastern Command headquarters in Fort William Military Station, Kolkata in West Bengal. The commission of air quality monitor is part of Army’s countrywide ‘Go Green’ initiative, which was started in April 2019. Key Features of The CAAQMS It will monitor ..

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IQAir AirVisual 2018 World Air Quality Report

The IQAir AirVisual 2018 World Air Quality Report was compiled by Greenpeace in association with IQAir AirVisual. The index measures the presence of fine particulate matter PM2.5 in the air. Findings of the Report Seven of the top 10 most polluted cities in the world are in India. Gurugram led all cities in pollution levels in ..

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