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CSE's Press Release: Dialogue on Air Pollution and our health

  • Doctors warn: We need to act fast to breathe easy
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New Delhi, August 31, 2011

The Centre for Science and Environment(CSE) welcomes Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) proposal to hike parking charges as a step towards further reform.

  • City needs high parking charges to control traffic chaos and dampen parking demand and car usage.

  • Higher revenue from increased parking charges should be reinvested to improve public transport

India's environment minister says "equity is central to any debate on climate change"

Makes her first public address in Durban at a side event organised by CSE in association with the ministry

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Makes her first public address in Durban at a side event organised by CSE in association with the ministry

Take junk food out of schools, say participants at a CSE Round Table

Round Table organised by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) brings together top doctors, educationists and civil society representatives

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Round Table organised by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) brings together top doctors, educationists and civil society representatives

Proposed fuel economy standards a complete sell-out, says CSE

  • Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) releases proposed fuel economy standards for cars -- CSE lambasts them as too little too late.

  • The standards require car manufactures to do nothing until 2015 and only a marginal improvement thereafter.

Environment is not impeding growth’: CSE responds to industry leaders’ open letter

New Delhi, October 13, 2011: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has expressed its strong disagreement with some of the contents of an ‘open letter to leaders’, written recently by India’s top industrialists. In a response to the open letter, CSE’s director general Sunita Narain has refuted the industry leaders’ contention that environmental clearances are delaying projects and hampering growth.

System of green clearances not working for environment and people and clearances not the impediment to growth, says CSE’s new study

  • New assessment by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) finds unprecedented scale of clearances being given by the ministry of environment to industrial projects in the last five years

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CSE surveys noise pollution in Delhi

CSE does noise level survey, finds many areas in Delhi crossing the norms

  • Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE) Pollution Monitoring Lab tracks noise levels in Delhi and finds them to be very high in some places 

  • Constant exposure to noise can have serious health implications, ranging from deafness to heart conditions to sleep disorders

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CSE does noise level survey, finds many areas in Delhi crossing the norms

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Sep 30, 2011
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CSE slams petrol price hikes, calls for similar hikes on diesel prices

CSE slams hike in petrol prices. Says it should not be done without narrowing the price gap with diesel. Calls it “mindless”

It is leading to gross misuse of the poor persons’ fuel by rich car owners, massive revenue losses for the government, and serious damage to public health

Government should ban use of diesel in cars, increase price of diesel and tax on diesel cars

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CSE slams hike in petrol prices. Says it should not be done without narrowing the price gap with diesel. Calls it “mindless”

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