Every year during the onset of winter Delhi’s air quality begins to fall. This is important to understand that pollution is in many forms now, water pollution, air pollution, noise pollution, resource pollution and so on. The great increase in the population, people’s needs and above all the high human greed – become the main reasons for the state of pollution emergency. Resulting in polluting air, polluting Oceans, polluting water sources and an increase in soil pollution. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), India has the world’s highest death rate from chronic respiratory diseases and asthma. Air pollution also impacts the environment through reduced visibility, acid rain, and formation of ozone at the tropospheric level.
Several Reasons for Deteriorating Air Quality:-
Firecrackers: Despite the ban on cracker sales in 2019, firecrackers were a common sight in Diwali. It is the major reason for smog in Delhi after Diwali.
Open waste burning: Delhi also has landfill sites for the dumping of waste, burning of waste in these sites also contributes to air pollution.
Stubble Burning: National capital shares its border with the states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. Here one of the main reasons for increasing air pollution during the month of October-November is crop burning by the farmers in these states. Farmers burn rice stubbles in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. And later, the wind carries all the pollutants and dust particles, which have got locked in the air.
Vehicular Emission: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) have declared vehicular emission as a significant contributor to Delhi’s increasing air pollution. Because Delhi has more than 9 million registered vehicles.
Weather: During the winter season, dust particles and pollutants in the air become unable to move. Due to stagnant winds, these pollutants get locked in the air, resulting in smog.
Several steps were taken by the government to tackle pollution, to control this dying situation and students teachers and families of JBM Global School, Noida by adopting Eco- Friendly lifestyle help to reduce these harmful effects of pollution from your surroundings, whereas odd and even scheme is also helping in reducing the usage of private vehicles at an extend and by keeping a track to human activities which lead to creating pollution to be monitored and controlled. These are such things which help us to contribute to reducing this killing pollution to make our earth green again.