Nitrogen oxide

Top German court rules in favour of cities to ban diesel cars

There has been a global backlash against diesel-engine cars since Volkswagen admitted in 2015 to cheating US exhaust tests.

Feb 27, 2018, 23:10 PM IST

China says major pollutant emissions declined

 China, the world's second largest pollutor, today said major pollutants in the country have witnessed a steep decline in the first six month of 2015 following measures initiated by it to combat emissions.

Sep 06, 2015, 19:50 PM IST

China revamps 8,800 diesel buses to cut pollution

China has completed the renovation of its 8,800-strong fleet of diesel buses here which officials say will now discharge 60 per cent less emissions of nitrogen oxide to cut pollution.

Jul 07, 2015, 19:39 PM IST

Pollution busting flags, banners to clean air

Imagine advertisement flags coated with a special material at petrol pumps that remove harmful nitrogen oxide from the air or banners at heavy traffic intersections that absorb the pollution from cars.

Mar 11, 2015, 17:17 PM IST

Air pollution set to rise drastically in Indian cities: Report

If current trends of vehicle population, fuel and emission standards persist in India, PM 2.5 (particulate matter smaller than 2.5 micrometers) emissions will increase three times and NOx (Nitrogen oxide) will rise five times in the coming years, a new report revealed Tuesday.

Nov 11, 2014, 21:16 PM IST

Roof tile coating that can clear smog

Researchers have now developed an innovative roof tile coating to fight against air pollution.

Jun 05, 2014, 15:18 PM IST