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Centre for Science and Environment


Hardlook: Delhi holds its breath

October 25, 2021 10:22 am

Delhi air pollution: With winter round the corner in the capital, extended rainfall has meant relatively cleaner air so far. But this relief could be shortlived.

Residents question CSE report, say Chandigarh data ‘beyond imagination’

August 19, 2020 2:14 pm

City resident welfare associations and councillors have said that the government is being misled as the ground situation in Chandigarh is completely opposite.

People slipping back to open defecation, says CSE ahead of Centre's ODF India announcement

October 01, 2019 9:52 pm

In the last four years, India has built 100 million toilets in about 0.6 million villages, and another 6.3 million in its cities, said the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) while also questioning the sustainability of this feat.

Breads, pavs, buns and pizza bases contain cancer-causing chemicals, says latest CSE report

July 01, 2020 7:54 pm

According to the report, 84 per cent of bread and bakery samples collected from across Delhi contain residues of potassium bromate, potassium iodate or both.

Early morning is when pollution spikes in capital

June 05, 2014 3:23 am

Delhi is among the 13 cities in India that follows the Bharat Stage (BS) IV emission norms, while smaller cities implement BS III norms.

Special drive for safety of cyclists to begin next week: Police

October 22, 2013 1:26 am

A day after director general of Centre for Science and Environment Sunita Narain was hit by a car while she was cycling,police announced a drive to put in place safety measures for cyclists.

Over 30,000 houses to generate solar power in state

September 24, 2013 3:15 am

The state government plans to generate 60 MW power from rooftops by bringing in 30,000 houses under the project within the next three years.

Diesel,the alternative source of power: Cheap and handy,yet hazardous

June 29, 2012 12:47 am

Diesel generators are being used more and more frequently amid shortage of power.

CSE report says not many takers for Sarojini Nagar multi-level parking lot,DLF says give it time

April 28, 2012 2:15 am

A study by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on the automated multi-level parking at Sarojini Nagar has revealed that even during peak hours,its occupancy is only between 20 and 40 per cent,while the parking area around it is packed.

Sunita Narain bats for sustainable development

February 28, 2012 2:07 am

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) director general Sunita Narain on Monday cited the successful campaign in Delhi where public transport such as buses and autos have taken to CNG due to rising air pollution.