We have been DENIED our right to breathe clean air But there’s one right we can and MUST exercise Our right to vote. Presenting—the Air Offender of India Awards—given to those who are flouting India’s clean air rules. And the nominations are: Nomination #1 Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Nomination #2 Ministry of […]
A complete timeline of events Air Offenders of India – is a collaborative project that puts together a timeline since the first announcement of new emission standards until today. It chronicles everything that has been said either for or against the new law that requires coal power operators to curb pollution. It calls out those […]
A court in the UK has made legal history by ruling that air pollution is one of the causes of death of 9 year old Ella Kissi Debrah, who lived near a busy road in London with her mother. Ella has become the first person in the UK – and potentially the world – for […]
2016 November ONE ENTIRE YEAR LATER: DEADLINE TO CUT POLLUTION FROM COAL-FIRED POWER PLANTS MAY BE EXTENDED “The deadline to meet all the new standards may be pushed back beyond the original December 2017 target,” says S.D. Dubey, chairman of the Central Electricity Authority, the Ministry of Power. What a let-down.