Publicado: Sol, Noviembre 04, 2018
Ciencia | Por Aurelio Ontiveros

Things Car Owners Can Do To Combat Air Pollution

Things Car Owners Can Do To Combat Air Pollution

While twenty-nine monitoring stations located in different parts of the city recorded very poor air quality, four stations recorded severe air quality, PTI reported. Said Dr Tedros, "We are eager to hear the views of countries and partners on this target, and we need to do more work together on the scientific foundation for it".

He was addressing mediaperson in New Delhi after a detailed review meeting with NCR Ministers and Senior officers on implementation of Air Pollution Control Action Plan for NCR. Their letter highlighted the dangers of both air pollution and climate change, which can increase the production of smog and fuel wildfires and dust storms that can also make it harder to breathe.

The UK's commitment for Clean Air in Geneva today also highlighted the commitment of a £3.5bn government investment to reduce concentrations of nitrogen dioxide at roadside hotspots, including £1.2bn to improve provision for walking and cycling and £475 million to help local authorities develop and implement local air quality plans.

From Thursday, there will be a halt of all construction activities involving excavation.

As per the data by Centre-run System of Air Quality Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the PM10 level in Delhi stood at 333.

The Delhi government told the Supreme Court on Thursday that out of 1.10 crore vehicles registered in the national capital, 40 lakh "overage" vehicles - more than 15 years in case of petrol and 10 years for diesel - have been de-registered by the transport department.

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Said Fleischer: "In the aftermath people with exaggerate its meaning and in 2 years' time everything will have changed". The most likely scenario is a split Congress: Democrats take charge of the House and Republicans retain the Senate.

With the national capital region reverting to "gas chamber" conditions again - Delhi's air hit severe levels for the first time this season - it's clear that government hasn't done enough to avert the winter disaster.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has directed the state pollution control bodies of Punjab, Haryana and Delhi to start criminal prosecution against agencies or individuals who do not comply with directives to check air pollution. However, the physical and chemical features of PM2.5 and ozone add an important spatial challenge to managing air quality as they can remain in the atmosphere for days and weeks and be transported hundreds of kilometres. "Contribution from biomass fire is likely to be marginal on Friday and further for the next two days".

Earlier on Tuesday, Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) chairman Bhure Lal said that private vehicles may not be allowed to ply on roads if air pollution continues to worsen in the national capital. Faridabad recorded an AQI of 406, which falls in the "severe" category, while Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Noida and Greater Noida recorded "very poor" air quality.

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has deployed 43 teams on night patrol to check incidents of garbage burning.

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said that concerned ministers are in touch.

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