Reports


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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Air quality trends and lessons learnt in India during the COVID lockdowns
Policy Brief (CCAPC/2020/03) at the Collaborative Clean Air Policy Centre (2020)

How robust are urban India’s clean air plans? An assessment of 102 plans
Technical review report with CEEW (New Delhi, India, 2020) Download
[Repository of state summaries, list of action plans, and infographics]

Accelerating city progress on clean air: Innovation and action guide
Technical review report with Vital Strategies (New York, USA, 2020) Download

Open air quality data: The global state of play
Review report by OpenAQ (Washington DC, USA, 2020) Download

Air Pollution Knowledge Assessments (APnA) city program (2017, 2019)
The program currently covers 60 Indian cities – Agra, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh-Ambala-Patiala, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehra Dun, Indore, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kochi, Ludhiana, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur-Durg-Bhilai, Ranchi, Varanasi, Agartala, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Asansol-Durgapur, Aurangabad, Dharwad-Hubli, Dhanbad-Bokaro, Gaya, Guwahati-Dispur, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Jamshedpur, Jodhpur, Kolkata-Howrah, Kota, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nashik, Panjim-Vasco-Margao, Puducherry, Rajkot, Shimla, Srinagar, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Vadodara, Vijayawada-Guntur, and Visakhapatnam
[Browse individual city reports @Repository] [Quick look leaflets]
[Summary report (2017)] [Summary report (2019)]
[Summary of monthly concentrations and source contributions by city]
[Poster of APnA city program]
[Journal article (2014) – Nature of air pollution, emission sources, and management in Indian cities]
[Journal article (2019) – Air pollution knowledge assessments for 20 Indian cities]

Comprehensive clean air action plan for the city of Patna
Technical report with Bihar State Pollution Control Board, CSTEP, ADRI, and SSEF (2019) Download
[Press release by ADRI]

Contribution of household air pollution to ambient air pollution in Ghana – Using available evidence to prioritize future action
Policy Brief (HEI/19) by Health Effects Institute (2019) Download

The contribution of household fuels to ambient air pollution in India – A comparison of recent estimates
Policy Brief (CCAPC/2019/01) by the Collaborative Clean Air Policy Centre (2019) Download
[Supporting journal article at PNAS (2019) Download]
[Press releases @Times-of-India ]

Comprehensive air quality forecasting in India using big-data
Box material in Global Environmental Outlook (GEO) 6th Edition by UNEP (2019)
Our program features are detailed as 1-page box material in Chapter.25 – Future Data and Knowledge Needs

Air quality, emissions, and source contributions analysis for the Greater Bengaluru region of India
Technical report by UrbanEmissions.Info (2018) Download
[Handout – overview of air quality management in Bengaluru]
[Repository of air quality information for this region]
[Op-Ed in Citizen Matters on air quality monitoring needs (2018)]

Benefit cost analysis of emission standards for coal-fired thermal power plants in India
Technical report with Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (2018) Download
[Repository of information on coal-fired power plants in India]

Breath Easy Jakarta – Air quality management analysis for the greater Jakarta region
Technical infosheets prepared for the Breathe Easy Jakarta program (2017)
Fact sheet 1: Air quality monitoring
Fact sheet 2: Air quality communication
Fact sheet 3: Emissions inventory
Fact sheet 4: Health impacts
Fact sheet 5: Air quality management actions in Indonesia
Fact sheet 6: Clean air action planning for Jakarta

Coal Kills: Health Impacts of Air Pollution from India’s Coal Power Expansion
Report by UrbanEmissions.info and Conservation Action Trust (2014) [Read more & Download]
[Press cover in Huffington Post]
[Press cover in Economic Times]
[Press cover in Quartz]
[Press cover in Counterview]
[Cover story in India Today]
[Report discussed in Rajya Sabha (Indian Parliament) during a Q&A session]

Characterizing Patna’s ambient air quality and assessing opportunities for policy intervention
Technical report by UrbanEmissions.info (2014) [Download]
[Press Release by SSEF]

Emissions from the brick manufacturing industry
Book Chapter in Dhaka Megacity (2014), Springer Publishers, Chapter 17 Download

Co-Benefits of an Air Quality Management Action Plan for Transport Sector in Hyderabad, India
Book Chapter in Low Carbon Transport in Asia: Strategies for Optimizing Co-benefits, Routledge Publishers, Chapter 6 Download

Bringing Development and Climate Change Together
White Paper by Asian Co-benefits Partnership, IGES, Japan (2014) [Download]

Impact of megacities on air pollution and climate change
Publication by World Meteorological Organization (WMO), GAW Report No.205 (2012) Download

Integrated Assessment of Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone
Publication by UNEP (2011) [Summary to Decision Makers] [Full Report]

Tools for improving air quality management:
A review of top-down source apportionment techniques and their application in developing countries
Publication by the World Bank (2011) Download

A Strategic Approach for Air pollution Reduction in Kathmandu Valley
Policy Brief by Stockholm Environment Institute, York, UK (2009) Download

An Extension of SIM-air for Kathmandu, Nepal, Under the Program for Rapid Evaluation of Air Pollution (PREPair)
Proceedings at Better Air Quality conference (2008) Download

DIESEL – Developing Integrated Emission Strategies for Existing Land-transport
Publication by the World Bank (2008)Download

Co-Benefits analysis of air pollution and GHG emissions for Hyderabad, India
Report by Integrated Environmental Strategies (IES) Program of U.S.E.P.A, Washington DC, USA (2008) Download

Particulate pollution source apportionment – A case study of Hyderabad, India
Report by Integrated Environmental Strategies (IES) Program of U.S.E.P.A, Washington DC, USA (2007) Download

Urban air pollution analysis for Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Publication by the World Bank (2007) [Download Executive Summary]
More details here. Full report is available upon request.

East Asia Environment Monitor – Adapting to Climate Change
Publication by the World Bank (2007) Download

Promoting global environmental priorities in the urban transport sector
Publication by the World Bank (2006) Download

Air pollution and acid rain control in China: Case studies of Shijiazhuang and Changsha
Publication by the World Bank (2003) Download