Sulphur Dioxide Current Affairs, GK & News
The Central Government has asked the states to maintain the supply of medical oxygen smooth and hassle-free. Medical Oxygen included in national list of essential medicines and also in the WHO list of essential medicines. What is medical Oxygen? Medical Oxygen is pure oxygen. It contains 99.5% of pure oxygen. Generally, the air we breathe ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
As per study published by researchers at University of Maryland, US, India is overtaking China to become world’s largest emitter of anthropogenic Sulphur Dioxide (SO2). SO2 is an air pollutant that causes acid rain, haze and many health-related problems. It is produced predominantly during burning of coal to generate electricity and vehicular emissions. Key Highlights ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
NASA scientists using a new satellite-based method have located 39 unreported and major human-made sources of toxic sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions that cause pollution. The unreported emission sources were found in the analysis of satellite data from 2005 to 2014. These sources are clusters of coal-burning power plants, oil and gas operations and smelters notably ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2016