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Regional Media Workshop: REPORTING THE ENVIRONMENT

A training and refresher workshop for journalists working in Himachal Pradesh
September 24-25, 2019. 10 AM to 2 PM.
Press Club, Shimla

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video How India lost its finest Banni grasslands to an exotic species called Prosopis Juliflora

The Banni grasslands in Kutch, Gujarat, span over 2,600 square kilometres (sq km). These grasslands are home to a pastoral community called the Maldhari. But in the 1960s, the government wanted to protect this region from salinity ingress from the Rann of Kutch and dropped millions of seeds of an exotic species called Prosopis Juliflora from helicopters.

video Sunita Narain: Rio’s stepchild must become the parent in our climate-risked world

Since climate change is haunting the world in various forms, the management of land and water is at risk, says the environmentalist

video Environment ministry's 50-year plan to tackle water crisis

An expert committee has proposed to regulate the overuse of water in agriculture by registration of inventories for borewells across the country

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Industry

CSE facilitates a landmark change in Tanzania's Environmental Regulations

CSE provided crucial support in formulating the Regulations to the National Environmental Management Council (NEMC), which is the nodal agency in Tanzania for conducting environmental impact assessments, compliance and enforcement.

Waste

Making a big impact in Bihar

Bihar’s first solid waste processing site to convert organic waste into compost was inaugurated recently in Muzaffarpur by Suresh Kumar Sharma, the state’s minister for urban development and housing. CSE’s intervention in the city is now being viewed as a model to be replicated in the entire state.

Water and Wastewater Management

CSE Signed an MoU with the International Water Association (IWA)

April 2, 2019

Sustainable management of water and wastewater is one of the essential prerequisites for development in modern times.

Renewable Energy

Promoting Distributed Renewable Energy

CSE has used its research to constantly engage with the government and advocate for change in the government’s policy framework. CSE was part of a committee that worked with Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to draft India’s first ‘National mini-grid policy’ for rural electrification based on renewable energy.