In the Press

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26th February 2021

Jaipur Literature Festival Upcoming Speaker

Jyoti Pande Lavakare is an upcoming speaker at the Jaipur Literature Festival which is taking place virtually this February...

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31st January 2021

No Vaccine for Air Pollution

She is not a scientist, not even a professional environmentalist. Jyoti Pande Lavakare is just a concerned citizen who fears that if our leadership continues to do nothing to clean the air...

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27th December 2020

Livestream with Kalki Koechlin

Jyoti and Kalki talk about air pollution, how real it is and what we can do about it...

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7th April 2020

Lockdown: Major air pollutants PM2.5, PM10 and NOx down by at least 50% in Delhi

Air pollution has decreased....

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8th February 2020

Right to Breathe: Blue skies vindicate activist’s demand for clean air in Delhi

Jyoti Pande Lavakare, co-founder of Care for Air, has been raising awareness on deadly air pollution in Delhi for the past six years...

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30th December 2020

Livestream with Dia Mirza

Jyoti and Dia talk about air pollution as part of Dia Mirza's #DownToEarthWithDee series.

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3rd January 2021

Breathing Here Book Review - Confronting the Silent Scourge

Hardly anyone seems to care about the slow poisoning of an entire population, but the author of this compelling work does...

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14th December 2020

Air Pollution Presentation - Cycling Scotland

More than 200 delegates tuned in to hear from Jyoti Pande Lavakare on air pollution..

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18th November 2020 

In Delhi We Are All Smokers

The air pollution in India killed 1.24 million people in 2017. The number rose to 1.67 million in 2019...

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5th November 2019

New Delhi’s toxic air and how one expat family was affected

A good school for the children, a bungalow in an elegant part of the Indian capital, a job as a freelance writer, a maid, a driver, an inverter for the power cuts, and a water purifying system. These were ...

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27th January 2020

Amitav Ghosh Reviews Breathing Here...

Breathing Here Is Injurious To Your Health (Hachette India, 2020) is a compelling first person account of the struggle to bring India’s air pollution crisis to the forefront of the country’s policy priorities. Packed with information, this well-written book....

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7th January 2021

Cleaning The Air Should Be A National Mission

An interview with Archana Pai Kulkarni

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12th December 2020

‘Breathing Here Is Injurious to Your Health:’ How pollution affects life

The book has an exhaustive list of relevant organisations and publications for those who want to delve into the topic or agitate for change...

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6th April 2020

Coronavirus Lockdown Has Drastically Reduced India’s Air Pollution

India imposed a nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus on March 25th and the effect it has had on the country’s air pollution has been dramatic...

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19th November 2018

Not Just Firecrackers: How This Org is Fighting For Delhi’s Right to Breathe

To begin with, Jyoti points out that we need to acknowledge that poor air quality is a problem which impacts the poor far more than the rich and elite.