Articles by Aishwarya Sudhir

Aishwarya Sudhir is the Air Quality and Health Programme Lead - India (Bengaluru) for the Health and Environment Alliance.

An analysis of air quality data has shown that air pollution (measured as PM2.5) was reduced by an average of 28% in Bengaluru during COVID-19 lockdown. The analysis was done by the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA), using data collected by Bengaluru’s Healthy Air Coalition. Additional analysis of satellite data confirms this downward trend. The Healthy Air Coalition had set up a network of 30 air quality monitors across the city (in places frequented by groups most at risk from air pollution) to provide publicly-accessible data on air pollution. The Coalition has spent 12 months collecting data…

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