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What is hydrogen fuel? Supreme Court’s solution to Delhi’s air pollution crisis

SC has asked govt to explore hydrogen fuel tech to find solution to Delhi’s air crisis. Hydrogen is zero-emission fuel, but manufacturing the gas is quite polluting. Bengaluru : The Supreme Court pulled up the central government Wednesday over deteriorating air quality in Delhi-NCR and asked it to explore hydrogen-based fuel technology, based on case […]

OPINION| From Electric Vehicles Subsidy to Ending Crop Burning, How Budget Can Help Clean India’s Apocalyptic Air

Union Budget 2019 is expected to highlight the government’s intent on reviving growth. However, failure to urgently act on air pollution can derail these efforts by jeopardising public health, agricultural productivity, and sustainable development. The Union Budget 2019-20 will be important for reasons more than one. It will be the first annual financial statement of […]

South Korea proposes $5.9 billion extra budget to fight air pollution, aid exports

SEJONG, South Korea: South Korea on Wednesday unveiled a proposed 6.7 trillion won ($5.87 billion) supplementary budget the government says is needed to tackle unprecedented air pollution levels and boost exports bruised by weak demand. The package includes 2.2 trillion won to battle pollution, including subsidies for replacing old diesel-powered cars, buying air purifiers and […]