Annual media briefing on Climate Change | Centre for Science and Environment

Annual media briefing on Climate Change


  • Chennai experienced its worst floods in recent history. While unexpected and heavy rainfall was initially held responsible for the flooding, analysis has further shown that destruction of wetlands in Chennai, which stands strategically at the tail end of several rivers, was a primary reason as well. Town planners see only land, not water, and everyone wants buildings and more buildings. Cities like Hyderabad and Bengaluru, too, have lost their wetlands and lakes due to urban expansion, pollution and catchment loss.

  • Sewerage to Sanitation

    Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable Sanitation Solutions for Future

    When: March 16, 2016

    Where: Accra, Ghana

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