Centre for Science and Environment


Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 17:15

New Delhi, March 17, 2016: “The issue of coal is really an issue of energy security. India has reserves of coal which it needs to tap to provide energy to its people and to propel its development agenda. At the same time, it is committed to using this coal cleanly and sustainably,” said Piyush Goyal, the Union minister for power, coal and new and renewable energy, addressing the opening session of a three-day international conference on coal-based power, which began here today.

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 10:10
  • The Directorate of Education, Delhi has directed heads of schools to create awareness among students and parents about ill effects of foods high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) and to consider banning sale of such junk foods in schools’ canteens 
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 18:49

But CSE questions the design of the tax sop for affordable housing; no hard money for bus transport; and claims of highest ever allocation to MNREGA

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 15:54
  • Green schools awards received more than 500 submissions from all across India

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 16:56

New Delhi, February 18: Centre for Science an Environment (CSE) has been given the Business Standard award for 2015 for being the “public institution” of the year. The Business Standard award, given annually to companies and individuals, had introduced a new category for “public institution” for its 2015 awards. CSE’s deputy director general, Chandra Bhushan, who received the award at a ceremony in Mumbai, said, “We are pleased to find environmental issues at the centrestage.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 17:50

Despite the misgivings regarding use of low-taxed diesel in the luxury segment, as many as 27 per cent of all displayed car/SUV models in Auto Expo were in the bracket of 2000 cc engines diesel that is banned in the NCR

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 17:23

CSE says car companies cannot be allowed to hide behind such misleading claims when the technology in India is lagging and there are raging concerns around toxic diesel emissions even in advanced markets today.  No car company can get away by making such remarks in any other country

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