Bengaluru’s Air Quality: Workshop Resources (21 Feb 2018)

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Co Media Lab, supported by Climate Trends, organised a media workshop on Bengaluru’s Air Quality on 21 Feb 2018. This workshop, held at St. Mark’s Hotel, was attended by journalists from leading newsmedia.

A report titled ‘Bengaluru’s Air Quality Crisis‘ was released during the workshop.

A brief write-up (in Kannada and English) can be found here.

The following made presentations during the workshop:

Meera K – how the Media covers air pollution

 

Ronak Sutaria, Urban Sciences – building an independent real-time air quality monitoring network using Citizen Science and Data Journalism

 

Prof Shiva Nagendra, IIT Madras – Urban Air Quality Management, a way forward

 

Pawan Mulukutla, World Resources Institute – Monitoring air quality, and air quality management

 

Dr. B Nagappa, KSPCB – Ambient Air Pollution Scenario in Bengaluru: trends, causes and control measures

 

Aishwarya Sudhir: Findings of the Report

 

The event was preceded by a press note on the air quality measurement in Bengaluru carried out over a period of one week by Climate Trends in association with Co Media Lab.

Press release (English) on quality of air in Bengaluru issued PRIOR to the workshop

 

Air Quality Data in Bengaluru during Feb 2018