Environment/Science
New York: Air pollution levels remain dangerously high in many parts of the world. New data from WHO shows that 9 out of 10 people breathe air containing high levels of pollutants. more
9 out of 10 people worldwide breathe polluted air, but more countries are taking action: WHO

New York: Air pollution levels remain dangerously high in many parts of the world. New data from WHO shows that 9 out of 10 people breathe air containing high levels of pollutants.

Greater cooperation needed to tackle poor air quality and other health threats in pan-European region: UN

New York, June 9 (Just Earth News):Air pollution, climate change, unhealthy lifestyles and disconnection between people and the environment are increasingly affecting human health in the pan ...

UN report paints mixed picture of global responses to declining air quality

New York, May 25 (Just Earth News): Noting that from 2008 to 2013, air pollution levels in urban areas increased by eight per cent, a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme ...

UN Environment Assembly opens in Nairobi aiming to ensure ‘healthy planet, with healthy people’

New York, May 24 (Just Earth News): Hundreds of key global decision-makers are gathering in Kenya on Monday for the second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2), aiming to tackle some ...

Earth’s health declining ‘faster than thought’ but action by governments can reverse trend – UN

New York, May 20(Just Earth News): The environment is deteriorating faster than previously thought, making it imperative that governments act now to reverse the worst trends, says the most a ...

UN health agency warns of rise in urban air pollution, with poorest cities most at risk

New York, May 13 (Just Earth News): More than 80 per cent of people living in urban areas that monitor air pollution are exposed to air quality levels that exceed guidelines set by the World ...

Kejriwal congratulates Delhiites as city raks 11th in latest WHO pollution index

New Delhi, May 12 (IBNS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has congratulated fellow citizens as the city was no longer at the top of WHO air pollution index.

New Delhi, May 12 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The new Global Urban Ambient Air Pollution Database (update 2016) of the World Health Organization (WHO) released Thursday shows Delhi has arrested and improved air quality since the last global database published

New Delhi, May 12 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The new Global Urban Ambient Air Pollution Database (update 2016) of the World Health Organization (WHO) released Thursday shows Delhi has arrested a ...

UN supporting authorities in Ecuador following strongest earthquake in decades

New York, Apr 19 (Just Earth News/IBNS): While the Government of Ecuador is leading the response to continue helping people and communities affected by Saturday’s 7.8 magnitude earthq ...