December 5, 2014
Nasa Satellite Image: Haze in the Kashmir Valley
NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response.
For this image and more, visit the NASA Earth Observatory.
November 21, 2014
Air Pollution in Indian Cities: Current Status and Prospects for a Cleaner Future
Joshua Apte, PhD., Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin and Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
September 15, 2014
Air Pollution – Breathe Easy – The Pollution Solution (1)
Informational advertisement video from the Delhi-based company BreatheEasy.
“As air pollution in our cities is growing and 13 of the top 20 MOST polluted cities of the world happen to be in India, this video will help you understand the issues of air pollution.”
NASA satellite image: A River of Haze, image of the day January 2013 (the Indo-Gangetic Plain)
The Environmental Performance Index
The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) produced by Yale and Columbia Universities, ranks how well countries perform on high-priority environmental issues. The EPI website is full of podcasts, videos, photo essays, and other multi-media complements to the Environmental Performance Index: http://epi.yale.edu/news-insights/media
World Health Organization
Global Health Observatory
For more maps from WHO: http://gamapserver.who.int/mapLibrary/app/searchResults.aspx
From The Center for Science and the Environment:
Presentation: Health Effects of Air Pollution
Dr.Manas Ranjan Ray, The National Cancer Institute, Kolkata (2013)
Presentation: Measuring Air Quality, Learning Health Impacts
The Center for Science and Environment, Delhi
Presentation: Black Carbon, a presentation by Amunita Rowchowdhury, Center for Science and the Environment, 2012
Environmental Protection Agency
Resources for teachers: The Air Quality Workshop for teachers contains lots of downloadable resources for teachers including lessons, activities and power point presentations for class use.
Urbanemissions. Blogspot “The Daily Does of Air Pollution”
Infographic: comparing air pollution and action in Beijing and Delhi
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Infographics on the costs of air pollution
The Coal Hard Truth About Air Pollution
Infographic about air pollution and its effects on health