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CSE holding Organic Farmers’ Market at IHC on January 30 to promote good food

  • Organic Farmers’ Market to be held on January 30 at India Habitat Centre lawns

New Crop Insurance Policy is a step in the right direction but needs improvements: CSE

  • CSE welcomes the new crop insurance scheme but recommends further reforms to make it universal, inclusive and more effective 

“A great step forward”, says CSE, on the Union government’s move to leapfrog to Euro VI emissions standards in 2020

  • Diesel car emissions will be reduced to the level of petrol emissions; diesel particulate levels from diesel cars, buses and trucks will come down drastically

Make bus the game changer, says CSE

It is shocking how bus transport that carries double the number of passengers in Delhi Metro is degenerating when Delhi has to reduce personal vehicle usage to curb pollution and congestion

CSE extends support to the odd-even number formula but expresses disappointment at too many exemptions granted to several vehicle segments

This can seriously compromise the effectiveness of this emergency action needed to control the peak pollution levels during winter.  Design the programme to make a difference to the air quality of Delhi. 

Bengaluru residents actually breathe in air which has 3-12 times higher pollution levels than the ambient level – says CSE study in the city

  • Bengaluru is in the grip of rising air pollution. Official ambient air quality monitoring has shown 57 per cent increase in particulate matter in just four years. In more than 85 per cent of monitoring locations, the levels have exceeded standards

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