Tag: Air Pollution

Don’t Blame the Government, Indians lack Respect for Laws

India is a country where we do not respect anything but at the same time, respect just about anything! We do not have respect for rules and regulations! If you read the long list of grievances that the general public normally voices on social media – the prevailing theme is that the government has, either, […]

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Locked Cabin and Poisonous Fumes – That’s an Airplane for You!

Have you ever felt unwell after a plane ride? Probably not after every flight, but you might find yourself slightly under the weather every now and then – especially after long flights. It’s not uncommon – almost 65% of all air travelers, pilots and cabin-crew have reported health issues. In fact, 13% of around 274 […]

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If you Eat Breakfast, you are likely to have a Car Accident!

In the mid-1950s, American tobacco companies publicly claimed that there was no connection between cigarettes and cancer! One of their claims was – you could not isolate cigarettes as the sole cause of cancer at a time when a person is also exposed to so many other things. In other words, unless a person was […]

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Swing Axe, Hit Foot – MBA at the VW School of Business

Working at Volkswagen must be exciting… Every day, VW employees are trying to break the world record of how daft they can be in violating environmental regulations and consumer trust! It’s as if the people in-charge of making decisions are presented with this elaborate panel of buttons, each linked to a particular decision, and they […]

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Car Culture or Agriculture – Which is Natural?

Do you know how a car is made? A lot of people combine a lot of material, add paint and parts to it and carefully construct it until it reaches its intended shape and look. Then, the car’s transferred onto a parking lot, right outside the manufacturing plant. It’s rows and rows of freshly-made cars, […]

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Car Tyres: A Brand new way to Pollute the Air!

As a source of pollution, with an average driver’s skills combined with the emissions, cars get a huge tick against their names! The bane of environmentalists all over the world, even those who use them for travel, cars burn fossil fuel to generate power and release harmful gases in the process. However, besides the things […]

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Using Jugaad to Deliver Fresh Air

Our office building’s ground-floor men’s room has a peculiar problem – it’s missing a tap! Actually, the tap broke off for whatever reasons taps “break” off, and it was replaced by a rag pushed in by a stick to plug the resulting water-spout. That… happened 5-years ago! Instead of replacing the tap, we got accustomed […]

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Unhappy with Life? Blame Air Pollution!

Have you been feeling depressed with life lately? Do your problems seem insurmountable? Are you struggling to cope with the mental pressure at work and home? Chances are, you could be the victim of a prevalent environment condition without even knowing it – Air Pollution! Well, air pollution is prevalent and there’s lots of things […]

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Are Schools doing Enough to Care for your Children?

Keeping children safe is one the most important responsibilities we have as parents. We try and provide them everything they need to live a healthy, happy life at home. We choose the best schools for them – hoping to provide them with quality education that prepares them for life. However, we forget about the one […]

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Ozone isn’t Always Good

Ozone is a gas that we’ve always known to be a saviour of sorts for human kind. It is a pale blue gas that is available in low concentrations (0.6 ppm) in the Earth’s atmosphere – where it’s primary role is to absorb certain radiations coming from the Sun. It is created by a process […]

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Carbon Monoxide in Cigarettes is Killing you Slowly

Feature Image: Lindsay Fox We’ve been forever told that nicotine in cigarettes causes cancer and is addictive. Truth is, Nicotine is not a carcinogen or cancer-causing substance – it’s the tar and smoke that actually causes cancer. Nicotine is a natural product found in plants, and works as an anti-herbivore chemical in that plant. In other […]

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The Evil in the Air that no one Talks About

When talking about pollutants in the air, we’re all familiar with the concept of Particulate Matter (PM) – the pollutant variety that you can see. Of course, by the term “see”, we mean that it’s a physical pollutant. These physical pollutants include things like dust, pollen, and other similar allergens that you are generally larger […]

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