Op-Eds


This is a list of published journal articles, chapters, reports, editorials, and commentaries (authored/co-authored/contributed) by UEinfo

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  • A primer on air quality of management (2008)
  • A primer on pollution source apportionment (2011)
  • A primer on composing wet waste (2011)
  • An illustrated note on air pollution monitoring (2018)
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Clean air plans ready for 102 cities, but no budget
Op-Ed in Citizen Matters (2020)

India: Why was Daytime Ozone Pollution Higher During the Lockdowns?
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2020)

Why We Need to Look Beyond City Limits for Clean Air in Indian Cities
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2020)

Part II: How Did Lockdown 2 Change the Pollution Over India’s Cities?
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2020)

Data Analysis: How Has the Lockdown Changed the Pollution Over North India?
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2020)

Why science isn’t part of the fight against air pollution in India
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2020)

Don’t watch the mouth, watch the hands !
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2020)

An Open Letter to the Supreme Court of India Against Outdoor Air Purifiers
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2019)

The three kinds of people we need to fight India’s air pollution problem
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2019)

What can you, the individual, do to fight air pollution
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2019)

We need to fix household cooking and heating emissions to beat air pollution
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2019)

UN Environmental report formalises link between health and climate change
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2019)
[Report – Global Environmental Outlook (GEO) 6th Edition by UNEP]

Bengaluru will not breathe better air even with 44,000 air purifiers
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2019)

Air quality plan in Bengaluru needs more reliable data
Op-Ed in Citizen Matters (2018)

Delhi has a complex air pollution problem
Op-Ed in Hindustan Times (2018) Download
[Infograph summarizing the sector based contributions to Delhi’s air quality (2018)]
[Blog piece on understanding the emissions loads during Diwali in Delhi (2017)]
[Blog piece on what’s polluting Delhi’s air (2016)]
[Infograph investigating the role of emissions and meteorology (2015)]
[3-day air quality forecasts for the Greater Delhi region]

Come Deepavali (Diwali), it’s the explosion of hot air around pollution that hurts us more
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2017)

It’s about time we got smarter about monitoring our air pollution?
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2017)

How do we improve Delhi’s graded responsibility action plan for better air quality
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2017)

A sense of Déjà Vu – How Delhi knew what to do to fix its air pollution in 1997
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2017)

What it means to taking the long view on air pollution in Delhi
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2016)

Why Delhi’s plan for air filters at traffic intersections is a red herring
Op-Ed in the WIRE (2016)

What will it take to make Indian cities environment smart?
Commentary article in India Together (2015)
Infograph with methods to report air quality index (2015) Download

Is banning old vehicles enough to control air pollution in Delhi?
Commentary article in India Together (2014)
Infograph (2015) Download

The polluted air we breathe
Op-Ed in the Hindu (2015) Download

How much do you know about the air you are breathing?
Commentary article in India Together (2014)