sulphur dioxide

India is world's top sulphur dioxide emitter, says study

India is world's top sulphur dioxide emitter, says study

Sulphur dioxide is an air pollutant that causes acid rain, haze and many health-related problems.

Nov 10, 2017, 13:18 PM IST
Entry of trucks except those carrying essential commodities banned in Delhi

Entry of trucks except those carrying essential commodities banned in Delhi

Environment Pollution Control Authority has banned civil construction and demolition activities in Delhi.

Nov 08, 2017, 19:41 PM IST
NASA satellite locates 39 unreported sources of toxic sulphur dioxide

NASA satellite locates 39 unreported sources of toxic sulphur dioxide

NASA scientists have spotted unreported sources of air pollution by making use of a new satellite-based method.

Jun 03, 2016, 22:33 PM IST
Why your wine tastes so different

Why your wine tastes so different

 Even the high-quality wine like Pinot Noir can have different taste and colours depending on where it was produced, says a study.

Apr 14, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

HC seeks Centre's action plan to curb air pollution in Delhi

Observing that air pollution in the national capital was "terrible", Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Centre as well as an amicus curiae to prepare an action plan with suggestions to address the issue.

Mar 25, 2015, 19:42 PM IST
Particulate matter level has crossed prescribed limits in Delhi, 5 cities: Govt

Particulate matter level has crossed prescribed limits in Delhi, 5 cities: Govt

Air pollution in Delhi and nearby cities has reached unprecedented levels.

Mar 12, 2015, 18:12 PM IST
Volcanic eruptions partly behind 'warming hiatus'

Volcanic eruptions partly behind 'warming hiatus'

The "warming hiatus" that has occurred over the last 15 years has been caused in part by small volcanic eruptions, according to a new study.

Jan 12, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

Volcanic gases may have slowed down global warming: Study

Volcanic gases from early 21st century eruptions - that form mirror-like particles in the air - may have slowed down global warming, shows research.

Feb 26, 2014, 21:27 PM IST

Harmful pollutants go up sharply in Beijing

The levels of two pollutants harmful to human health rose sharply in Beijing in the first three months of 2013 relative to the same period of last year, the South China Morning Post reported, citing a government official.

Apr 04, 2013, 11:00 AM IST

Venusian volcanoes `spewing sulphur dioxide into atmosphere`

ESA’s Venus Express have detected large changes in the sulphur dioxide content of the planet’s atmosphere, and astronomers suspect volcanic eruptions behind it.

Dec 03, 2012, 17:23 PM IST

New molecule could help cool planet

A new molecule has been detected in the earth`s atmosphere which could help produce a cooling effect, scientists said, but it remains to be seen whether it can play a major role in tackling global warming.

Jan 13, 2012, 08:42 AM IST