Author: Anil Ramaprasad Air pollution has been in the news every day for the past few months and there is a strong sense among people to act and to find solutions to the problem. A common reaction to air pollution is to recommend mass planting of trees across the city. Trees are great, don’t get.
Source: Bengaluru Mirror Our series of stories on the high levels of particulate matter detected in the city’s air has understandably got the citizens talking. View full article
Authors: Kumaran P and Sowmya Rajaram Source: Bangalore Mirror BM went across the city to measure the quality of air Bengalureans inhale as they go about their day. View full article
Author: Sowmya Rajaram Source: Bangalore Mirror Particulate Matter 2.5 or PM2.5 is that speck of dust that slips past your body’s defence mechanism and causes massive damage to your lungs and heart. View full article
Bengaluru badly needs a tall, dense hedge; here’s why Author: Sowmya Rajaram Source Bangalore Mirror View full article
Bengaluru, April 23, 2019: To raise awareness on bad air quality and the impact it has on health, a unique campaign has been launched, which will crowd-source data on the air pollution exposure that various citizens face, at different locations in Bengaluru. The initiative by Clean Air Platform (CAP), invites individuals, organisations and groups to.
#WhatAreYouBreathing Curious about the quality of the air you breathe? Do you want to know the levels of pollutants in your place of residence, work and exercise or where your children study? Clean Air Platform is piloting a unique exercise – community-based air quality monitoring, as part of a campaign to help the citizens of.
Real-time, hyperlocal mapping of air pollution covering arterial roads, residential zones and other areas of pollution vulnerability. In the city of Bengaluru, we have 10 real-time regulatory grade monitors, which tell us the ambient air quality of the city. The pollution levels we get from these is very different from the actual levels of exposure.
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in its recent budget had announced that it would be allocating INR 5 crore for the mitigation of air pollution in the city by installing outdoor air purifiers. This was followed by the Mayor of Bengaluru Gangambike Mallikarjun inaugurating the first such outdoor air purifier at Hudson Square last.
By Yogesh Ranganath, with Asavari Raj Sharma One of my most exciting experiences in 2018, was participating in the first WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health in Geneva. The three-day event, from October 30 to November 1, was attended by around 600 participants from 89 countries. The sessions focused on Science and Evidence,.