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Training Programme on Septage Management-Towards City Wide Sanitation

‘Septage’ is both solid and liquid waste that accumulates in onsite sanitation systems (OSS) e.g. septic tanks. This has three main components – scum, effluent and sludge. It has an offensive odour, appearance and contains significant levels of grease, grit, hair, debris and pathogenic micro organisms. The construction and management of OSS are left largely to ineffective local practices and there is lack of holistic septage management practices.

CSE invites application for its annual media briefing on Climate Change

New Delhi, India
November 6-7, 2014

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the New Delhi (India)-based research and advocacy organisation, invites applications from journalists to attend its Annual Media Briefing on Climate Change. The briefing will be held in New Delhi on November 6-7, 2014. It will bring together media people and experts from countries of the Global South to discuss and debate a range of contemporary issues covering the science, politics, negotiations and impacts of climate change.

CSE has been conducting this annual media meet – but only for South Asian journalists -- since 2009. This year, the event has been opened up to journalists from other countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

CSE will support the travel and accommodation of selected participants.

• For any queries, please write to the following:

Souparno Banerjee
Email: souparno@cseindia.org

OR

Papia Samajdar
Email: papia@cseindia.org

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The Media Resource Centre

Souparno Banerjee, programme director
Email: souparno@cseindia.org

Papia Samajdar, deputy programme manager
Email: papia@cseindia.org

Sheeba Madan, programme officer
Email: sheeba@cseinda.org
 

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Date: November 6-7, 2014

CSE's work on climate change

CSE has played a major role in shaping international climate negotiations. We have been instrumental in advocating the idea of equity in climate change negotiations.
Global Environmental Negotiations 1: Green Politics 1
Global Environmental Negotiations 2
Politics and facts

Green Clearance Analysis: April to June 2014

Given the election season in larger part of the last quarter, and transition into a new government, the accordance of green clearances by the union Ministry of Environment and Forests has followed a relatively slow pace. 

Environment Clearance

Ganga: the run of the river

Passing through five states, the Ganga covers 26 per cent of the country’s landmass. Despite the enormous amounts of money spent on cleaning it, the river continues to run polluted. Worse, the pollution is increasing even in stretches that were earlier considered clean

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Ganga: the run of the river

Passing through five states, the Ganga covers 26 per cent of the country’s landmass. Despite the enormous amounts of money spent on cleaning it, the river continues to run polluted. Worse, the pollution is increasing even in stretches that were earlier considered clean

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Junk Food Targeted at children

There is nothing called junk food” – says the food industry. This was the contention that the industry had put forth to a committee set up in 2013 under directions from the Delhi High Court. The committee had been tasked to frame guidelines for junk food in the country. I was a member of the committee, along with extremely dedicated, committed and knowledgeable medical professionals.

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