Centre for Science and Environment

Thursday, December 9, 2010 - 09:44
  • CSE lambasts minister’s support to “binding commitment for all countries under appropriate legal form”
  • India has always said its domestic mitigation actions are voluntary and not internationally binding. Minister’s statement contradicts this stand
  • Removes the distinction between developed and developing world

Related storyl: India stuns all at Cancun by opening up to binding emission commitments

Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 17:46

As the negotiators battle it out at Cancun to pave way for a deal in climate change, India circulated a proposal called International Consultation and Analysis (ICA), as a middle path on the controversial issue of transparency on mitigation actions. This mechanism would essentially mean third-party monitoring of domestic targets and mitigation actions, something that violates the basic premise of the global climate debate.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 14:22
  • CSE commends environment minister Jairam Ramesh for slamming increase in SUVs and use of cheap and toxic diesel in personal cars that add to the toxic risks in our cities

  • Trashes auto industry claim that the current fleet of diesel cars was ‘very clean’

Monday, October 11, 2010 - 11:41

A latest study by CSE’s Pollution Monitoring Lab finds antibiotic contamination in honey; investigations by Down To Earth points to double standards in regulations as foreign brands sold in India also have contamination

Friday, October 8, 2010 - 15:28

New Delhi, September 18, 2010:

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has come out with a strong rebuttal of claims made by Capilano, the Australian honey producing firm, which has rejected the tests on honey conducted by CSE’s Pollution Monitoring Lab.

Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 10:23

Hyderabad, October 7, 2010: In 2003, Hyderabad started taking steps to contain its air pollution. As a result, PM 10 levels dipped from 72 microgramme per cubic metre (mg/cum) to 66 mg/cum.

Saturday, August 21, 2010 - 16:11

Critiques industry’s reported reticence in sharing its profits with project-affected people.

• New Delhi-based NGO Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) says the provision of benefit-sharing envisioned in the proposed Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 2010 is the “first step towards repairing and repaying the damages done to poor communities living on mineral-rich lands”

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 12:13

How emissions-intensive are our industries?

A note on CSE’s latest report, Challenge of the New Balance

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 11:33
  • CSE releases the results of its latest assessment of pre-Commonwealth air quality and air pollution control measures 
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