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What is causing particulate air pollution? Evidence from Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai (English)

Very little information is available on sources of fine particulate air pollution in South Asia. This study represents one of the first detailed fine particulate matter source apportionment studies carried out in the region. ... See More +

Brief 33903 AUG 01, 2004

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Urban air pollution in India : perceptions of stakeholders (English)

How do people who work in air-pollution-related areas view urban air quality trends and management? To answer this question, a questionnaire was sent out in early 2004 to stakeholders in India. ... See More +

Brief 33904 AUG 01, 2004

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Urban Air Pollution : health impacts of outdoor air polllution (English)

Every year an estimated 800,000 people die prematurely from illnesses caused by outdoor air pollution worldwide. Approximately 150,000 of these deaths are estimated to occur in South Asia lone. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 25691 FEB 28, 2003

Urban Air Pollution : the science of health impacts of particulate matter (English)

There is strong evidence linking urban air pollution to acute and chronic illnesses and premature death, and these adverse health impacts in turn carry high economic costs to society. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 26435 JAN 01, 2003

Urban Air Pollution : tackling diesel emissions from in-use vehicles (English)

Worldwide, diesel vehicles are attracting more and more attention from policymakers. As concerns about greenhouse emissions from the transport sector grow, diesel is increasingly seen as a more efficient fuel alternative to gasoline. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 26434 JAN 01, 2003

Urban Air Pollution : making vehicle emissions inspection effective - learning from experience in India (English)

Repairing gross polluters to lower vehicular emissions should be one of the most effective means of addressing transport-related air pollution. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 26433 JAN 01, 2003

Can vehicle scrappage programs be successful? (English)

In many cities, a small fraction of vehicles have been found to contribute disproportionately to total vehicular emissions. Repairing, upgrading or else scrapping gross polluters in urban centers with serious vehicular air pollution can improve air quality at relatively low cost to society compared to other air pollution control measures. ... See More +

Brief 24860 AUG 31, 2002

Catching gasoline and diesel adulteration (English)

Adulteration of gasoline, and diesel with lower-priced materials is common in South Asia: some adulterants increase emissions of harmful pollutants from vehicles, worsening urban air pollution. ... See More +

Brief 24743 JUL 31, 2002

Tharby, Ronald [editor] Disclosed

Urban planning and air quality (English)

The role of urban planning is to manage the spatial organization of cities for efficient allocation of urban infrastructure and land use. Depending on how it is applied, urban planning can improve air quality in the long run by strategic location of polluting sources and exposed population, and encouraging a city structure that would minimize pollution emissions and build-up. ... See More +

Brief 24464 MAY 31, 2002

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Impact of better traffic management (English)

Traffic management can improve the flow of traffic on the roads, reducing emissions per vehicle kilometer traveled and enhancing urban mobility. ... See More +

Brief 24463 APR 30, 2002

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What do we know about air pollution ? - India case study (English)

Tata Energy Research Institute (TERI) in Delhi recently reviewed the information available since 1990 in India to answer the question: which sources are responsible for the high exposure of the general public to air pollution. ... See More +

Brief 24064 MAR 31, 2002

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How can urban bus policy reduce air pollution ? (English)

Buses are essential to everyday life in South Asia. They affect urban air quality both, directly by emitting air pollutants, and indirectly by reducing the congestion, and emissions caused by the many smaller vehicles which they replace. ... See More +

Brief 24063 DEC 31, 2001

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Vehicular air pollution : setting priorities (English)

Air pollution is viewed as a serious problem in many cities in South Asia. Many city governments hold transport largely responsible and have adopted, or are considering, technological measures to reduce vehicle emission. ... See More +

Brief 24061 OCT 31, 2001

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International experience with CNG vehicles (English)

Natural gas (NG) is a clean-burning alternative fuel, with significant potential for reducing harmful emissions, especially those of fine particles, from vehicles. ... See More +

Brief 24062 OCT 01, 2001

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Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
What is causing particulate air pollution? Evidence from Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai (English)
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AUG 01, 2004 33903 Brief
Urban air pollution in India : perceptions of stakeholders (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2004 33904 Brief
Urban Air Pollution : health impacts of outdoor air polllution (English)
See More +
FEB 28, 2003 25691 ESMAP Paper
Urban Air Pollution : the science of health impacts of particulate matter (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2003 26435 ESMAP Paper
Urban Air Pollution : tackling diesel emissions from in-use vehicles (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2003 26434 ESMAP Paper
Urban Air Pollution : making vehicle emissions inspection effective - learning from experience in India (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2003 26433 ESMAP Paper
Can vehicle scrappage programs be successful? (English)
See More +
AUG 31, 2002 24860 Brief
Catching gasoline and diesel adulteration (English)
See More +
JUL 31, 2002 24743 Brief
Urban planning and air quality (English)
See More +
MAY 31, 2002 24464 Brief
Impact of better traffic management (English)
See More +
APR 30, 2002 24463 Brief
What do we know about air pollution ? - India case study (English)
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MAR 31, 2002 24064 Brief
How can urban bus policy reduce air pollution ? (English)
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DEC 31, 2001 24063 Brief
Vehicular air pollution : setting priorities (English)
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OCT 31, 2001 24061 Brief
International experience with CNG vehicles (English)
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OCT 01, 2001 24062 Brief