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Lakes in Courts: Cases on Protection of Lakes

Every Indian city, worth its salt, was known by its water body. In fact, localities were named after this wealth. It made the city, because, people understood the connection between these structures built to harvest rain and their drinking water.

Lake|PIL|rainwater harvesting|Water Management|Wetlands|Lake Revival|Story
The Gobar Times Green Schools Awards and Festival

Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit and noted film personality, Sharmila Tagore gave away awards to the top Green Schools at National level and state level for Delhi schools on February 20th 2010 in New Delhi. 

Green School Awards|Green Schools Program|Story
CSE Special: Moratorium on Bt brinjal: Jairam Ramesh

On February 9, minister of state for environment Jairam Ramesh announced an indefinite moratorium on introducing Bt brinjal.

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Bt brinjal|Food Safety|GM Crops|Story|Special Report
“Regional Dialogue on Sustainable Buildings” in Bhubaneswar

Date: December 13, 2013
Venue: Crystal Hall, Hotel Mayfair Convention Centre, Jaydev Vihar, Bhubaneswar 

Centre for Science and Environment  is organizing “Regional Dialogue on Sustainable Buildings” in collaboration with the Bhubaneswar Urban Development Authority (BDA) in Bhubaneswar on December 13 at 9.30 am in Hotel Mayfair. This is an experience dialogue on the strategies on green buildings to improve energy and resource efficiency in building construction and usage. 

CSE training programme|Story|Sustainable Building
Toxic toys

We generally take toys for granted but this may no longer be the case atleast not if we are concerned about the health of our young children.

CSE Study|Health Effects|India|Pesticides And Toxins|Toxic Toys|Story
Footfalls: Obstacle Course to Livable Cities

This study provides detailed analysis of walking conditions in Indian cities. The analysis indicates that walkability is overlooked and undervalued in transport planning, and that improved walkability is justified for equity and efficiency sake.

It provides specific recommendations for improving walking conditions to address a variety of planning objectives.

CSE Study|Delhi|Non Motorised Vehicles|Pedestrians|Public Transport|Public Transport and Mobility|Story
South Asian Media Briefing Workshop on Climate Change

New Delhi, 2009
Over 120 journalists, representing seven South Asian countries, recently came together at New Delhi’s India Habitat Centre to receive a briefing on climate change: its science, impacts, mitigation strategies, politics and global negotiations.

Climate Change|Media Briefing Workshops|Story
Review of the interceptor plan for the Yamuna

CSE has closely scrutinised the detailed project report of the interceptor plan prepared by the consultants appointed by the Delhi Jal Board and found this hardware plan to be a complete waste of money.

Yamuna|River Pollution|Story
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