Public Engagement

Profile by UNEP on World Youth Day 2019: Air pollution in a tweet: communicating complex science

Writing

The Quint, November 2019. What Does the Air Quality Index Really Show Us? (Co-written with Dr. Santosh Harish) 
Nepali Times, May 2019. Solution to pollution. (Co-written with Dr. Anobha Gurung) 
NDTV, December 2017. Air Pollution In India – Think Beyond Delhi And Beyond Winter. (Co-written with Dr. Shahzad Gani) 
The City Fix, September 2017. How Commuting Choices Influence Quality of Life in India’s Cities.
The Quint, April 2016. Reducing Exposure to Pollutants Can Maximize Health Benefits.
The Quint, January 2016. After Odd-Even Plan, Need to Focus on Other Sources of Pollution
Climate Institute, Spring 2014. Mitigation of Black Carbon Emissions from the Transportation Sector in Asia
TheCityFix, May 2012. Fazilka Ecocabs Offers New Paradigm for Non-Motorized Transport in Indian Cities
The CityFix, April 2012. Smart Technology Entrepreneurship Initiatives for Auto-Rickshaw Rides
TheCityFix, March 2012. Bajaj’s RE-60: A Four-Wheeler, But Not A Car?
The CityFix, February 2012. India Showcases Hydrogen Fuel Auto-Rickshaws

Audio and video

Suno India (Winter 2019) Where is Delhi going wrong in fighting air pollution?
The Stream, Al Jazeera (June 2019). Why is Delhi’s air so toxic?
Talks @ ATREE (August 2018). The Air Pollution Narrative in India: Delhi and Beyond
EPIC India Seminar Series (2017). Exposure to Air Pollution in India

Media Coverage

IndiaSpend (February 2020). For Delhi Voters Who Struggled To Breathe Two Months Ago, Air Pollution Is No Longer An issue
Hindustan Times (February 2020). Budget 2020: Rs 4,400 crore for cleaning air
The News on Sunday (December 2019). How to fight smog, together
The Quint (November 2019). Delhi Air Pollution: Will a ‘Wicked’ Solution Help Clear the Smog?
Al Jazeera (November 2019). ‘Delhi in ICU’: Spike in respiratory diseases due to toxic smog
New Scientist (November 2019). Authorities do little to halt severe air pollution in northern India
Livemint (September 2019). Indoor air pollution: the invisible adversary
SciDev Net (June 2019) Generate evidence to tackle indoor air pollution
The Quint (January 2019). Exposed: Why We’re Breathing Toxic Air But AQI Is ‘Satisfactory
Scroll.in (November 2018). Pollution knows no borders – so India, Pakistan would do well to fight it together
MIT Technology Review Pakistan (October 2018). Battling to breathe
Hindustan Times (September 2018). Study hints at bias in India’s air pollution monitoring stations
Mumbai Mirror (December 2017). Mumbai is not Delhi yet, but rising air pollution, is taking a toll on our lungs
The Express Tribune (December 2017). Pakistan as much to blame for smog as India
Times of India (July 2017). Bad air to blame for irregular rain
Times of India (January 2017). ITO even more polluted than Anand Vihar
Times of India (October 2016). Data on exposure to air pollution inadequate
Nature (June 2016). Can Delhi save itself from its toxic air?
The Indian Express (December 2015). An odd policy
The Quint (December 2015). Demonising Cars Won’t Help Improve Condition of the ‘Gas Chamber
NDTV (December 2014). Air Pollution In Delhi Worst During Winter: Study



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