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Social distancing results in improved air quality in Doha

Social distancing results in improved air quality in Doha

Qatar’s social distancing strategies due to Covid-19, have helped in improving the air quality significantly, as there has been a decrease of nearly 20% Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) concentration over greater Doha

EU court: German officials could face jail for air quality breaches

EU court: German officials could face jail for air quality breaches

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) set high hurdles for the jailing of politicians for failing to implement EU law on air pollution, but did not categorically exclude the possibility ...

Haze wraps India's capital again as air quality plummets

Haze wraps India's capital again as air quality plummets

Haze shrouded India's capital city again on Monday, with residents braving dangerous air quality to return to work after a weekend of clearer air and better weather.

Diwali fireworks haze pushes Indian capital's air quality to severe

Diwali fireworks haze pushes Indian capital's air quality to severe

Air pollution in some parts of the Indian capital deteriorated early on Monday to the worst recorded level, officials said, a day after revellers set off fireworks to mark Diwali in celebrations ...

Singapore smog worst in 3 years as forest fires rage

Singapore smog worst in 3 years as forest fires rage

Singapore's air quality deteriorated to "unhealthy" levels on Saturday for the first time in three years, data from the National Environment Agency (NEA) showed

New Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'unhealthy'

New Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'unhealthy'

The air quality in the Indian capital plummeted to an ‘unhealthy’ level on Saturday as farmers on its outskirts burned straw stubble on their fields.

Qeeri launches fourth air quality monitoring station

Qeeri launches fourth air quality monitoring station

Following its research mission to help tackle Qatar’s grand challenges in the fields of energy, water security and environment, the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (Qeeri) ...

UK mayors want new petrol, diesel car ban to start earlier

UK mayors want new petrol, diesel car ban to start earlier

Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative government said last year it would ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040.

India's capital battered by dust storms as it awaits rain

India's capital battered by dust storms as it awaits rain

The air quality levels in Delhi ranged from "very unhealthy" to "hazardous" on Friday as a steady breeze blew.

Pollution stops play in India-Sri Lanka Test in Delhi

Pollution stops play in India-Sri Lanka Test in Delhi

Many of Sri Lanka's fielders returned from lunch on the second day of the Test against India wearing masks amid visible haze at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.

Thousands of schools close as smog blankets India, Pakistan

Thousands of schools close as smog blankets India, Pakistan

Schools closed across large swathes of north India on Thursday as pollution hit hazardous levels for the third day, with growing calls for urgent government action to tackle what doctors are calling a public health emergency.

Schools shut in Delhi amid alarm over high pollution

Schools shut in Delhi amid alarm over high pollution

A thick brown smog hung over Delhi with residents reporting smarting in the eyes and irritation in the nose and throat.