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Endosulfan Conspiracy

A link was established between the unusually high incidence of deformities and diseases in Padre â€' a village in Kerala’s Kasaragod district â€' and endosulfan, an organochlorine pesticide.

Endosulfan Added to Trade "Watch List"

United Nations chemical experts have recommended endosulfan to be included in the Rotterdam Convention’s Prior Informed Consent procedure. 

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CSE review: Planning Commission's interim report on low carbon strategies for inclusive growth

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There is a clear lack of ambition in the strategies proposed. In case of renewable energy, for instance, the goal proposed even for the 'aggressive effort scenario' is far lower than what has been proposed in the National Action Plan for Climate Change.

Building Operation and Construction

The Energy Audit is conducted on December 2010 for both buildings, and it is estimated that the total use of energy-mix in the buildings is optimally contributed to overall energy consumption demand. The building AAGC and Main CSE building has 98.39 kWh and 89.30 kWh sanctioned load from the grid supply respectively. The annual electricity bills for buildings, diesel and solar energy generation data collectively finds that Main CSE building’s (77%) share in total energy consumption was more than three times that of AAGC (22%) building (see Graph 01).

Green CSE : Sustainable Habitat


At CSE, the function of buildings is primarily designed for in-house scientific and environmental research and publications on issues pertaining to the environment and development of national and international significance.

BUILDING BETTER: Orientation programme for sustainable building policies and practices

31st  January - 2nd  February, 2013

About the orientation programme

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Date: January 31 - February 2, 2013

‘Orientation Workshop on Agenda for Sustainable Buildings in New Town Kolkata'

Co-organized by Newtown Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) and Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)

Date: Friday, 4 January 2013
Venue:  HIDCO Conference Hall, HIDCO Bhawan, New Town, Kolkata

The Centre for Science and Environment along with the Newtown Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) is organizing an ‘Orientation Workshop on Agenda for Sustainable Buildings' in January 2013 in New Town Kolkata.

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Date: Friday, 4 January 2013

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