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Dec 13, 2018
COP24 Poland: UN chief Antonio Guterres to nudge climate negotiators on Paris rulebookWhile UN Chief will have no direct role in the negotiations, his presence was expected to help nudge the talks towards a positive conclusion
Nov 29, 2018
Electric vehicles could arrest pollution in Delhi, but without ecosystem, AAP's plan may end up being another unfulfilled promiseIf the AAP government is determined to seriously tackle the growing pollution menace in Delhi, it has to ensure developing an ecosystem without delay, so that the draft electric vehicle policy doesn't appear like another political announcement
Nov 02, 2018
Lack of subsidised PNG connection, poor waste management plan led to industrial shutdown in Delhi; long-term solution need of hourTraders from Delhi’s Narela and Bawana sought subsidised PNG connection in a speedy manner to avert seasonal shutdown, reduce industrial pollution.
Aug 25, 2018
Kolkata has least vehicular emissions in 6 Indian mega-cities; Mumbai fares better on per-trip pollution level: CSE studyKolkata has the least overall emission levels and energy used from urban commute among the six megacities in the country though it generates the third highest number of trips by vehicles due to its large population, according to a CSE report released on Friday.
Aug 13, 2018
Forest fires in India grew by 1.5 times in 6 years; dry spells due to increased warming may cause more incidents, say expertsExperts believe that long dry periods, especially during winter and the pre-monsoon period, caused by increased warming, is a significant factor for more forest fires.
Aug 10, 2018
CSE's Study on GM food is flawed and needlessly alarmist, states expertCurrently, 96 percent of India’s cotton area is under Bt cotton.
Jul 20, 2018
Mumbai realises gravity of plastic menace during monsoon, says BMC; for ban to succeed, civic body needs to ensure people accept lawThe plastic ban undoubtedly has promise, and effective waste management, disposal and recycling can take us a step closer to bringing down pollution levels.
Jun 26, 2018
Cities get awards for cleanliness, but lack systems for processing, disposal and recycling of waste, says Centre for Science and EnvironmentCities were awarded under the Swachh Survekshan-2018 for their work on cleaning the city but not on how to process and recycle the waste, says CSE.
Jun 23, 2018
India fast-tracks clearance of industrial projects; activists worry speed may compromise quality of evaluationEnvironmental group Greenpeace says that construction sector, coal-fired power plant of India are contributors to rising levels of particulate matter in air.
Jun 18, 2018
Smaller indian cities better at managing waste than larger ones; East Delhi, South Delhi and Gurugram worstSome of India’s smallest cities, such as Vengurla and Panchgani in Maharashtra, and mid-level cities, such as Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, are more efficient in managing waste compared to similarly populated or larger cities