Vehicular exhaust and non-exhaust emissions in Delhi: Study featured in Times of India

A joint study by dr. Ajay Nagpure (University of Minnesota), B. R. Gurjar, Vivek Kumar (IIT-Roorkee), and Prashant Kumar (University of Surrey) on vehicular exhaust and non-exhaust emissions in Delhi is highlighted by  The Times of India and Economic Times of India.

“Estimation of exhaust and non-exhaust gaseous, particulate matter and air toxics emissions from on-road vehicles in Delhi.” Atmospheric Environment(2015).

The study shows how different types of vehicles are responsible for various pollutants, and distinguishes the contribution of different technologies and policies for reducing vehicles emissions in Delhi . The study indicate that although the emissions norms and technology intervention in transport sector is having significant impact on reducing the pollution but increasing vehicle population with economic growth is the major challenge for controlling the emissions from transport sector.

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