Friday, April 19, 2024

Topic: Pollution

“Death is also a struggle”: CPIM activist hangs himself in protest against local leadership

“Death is also a struggle. It's 7 o'clock, let this be a struggle too," read a note left by Razak Payembrote, a well-known social-cultural...

99 percent of world’s population now breathing polluted air, warns WHO

An astonishing 99 percent of the world’s population breathes polluted air that exceeds internationally approved limits, with negative health impacts kicking in at much lower levels than previously thought, UN medical scientists said on Monday.

“Want to feel better in 2-3 days,” Chief Justice of India proposes 2-day lockdown to clear Delhi air

The Supreme Court on Saturday told the union government to prioritise an emergency plan over long-term measures as capital city Delhi and nearby areas blanketed in smog for over a week now.

World faces 2.7C temperature rise with current climate plan: UN report

Countries' current climate pledges to put the world "on track for a catastrophic global temperature rise" of about 2.7°C, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned Tuesday, calling...

Dalits, Adivasis of a Bengal village protest against industrial expansion in inhabited area

Residents of Sishujhumra are fighting, despite the local administration’s apathy, for the factory to shut down, lock, stock and barrel.

After Diwali, toxic air in Delhi

The air quality in the national capital deteriorated to the “severe” category a day after Diwali on Sunday.