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CSE Press Note: Clean air before the Games: Are we living up to it?
  • CSE releases the results of its latest assessment of pre-Commonwealth air quality and air pollution control measures 
Air Pollution|Air Quality Standards|CSE Study|Delhi|Health Effects|Media Updates|Public Transport|Respiratory Diseases|Press Release
Press release: Studies say rising mercury levels could be connected to global warming
  • 2009 warmest year ever recorded for India

  • Globally, 11 out of 12 years (from 1995 to 2006) rank among the 12 warmest years on record since 1850

Carbon Dioxide|Climate Change|Climate Impacts|Delhi|Heat Waves|Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)|Media Resource Centre|Press Release
How to Clean the Yamuna

While the Delhi government has been debating on what needs to be done to clean the river, the pollution levels have only worsened.

In its book Sewage Canal: How to Clean the Yamuna, published in 2007, the Centre for Science and Environment reported that the Delhi stretch of the river is not only dead but had an overload of coliform contamination. Two years later, the pollution data shows no respite to the river.

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Delhi|Flush Toilets|River Pollution|Sewage|Sewage Treatment Plants (STP)|Sewage Treatment Technology|Yamuna|River Pollution|Story
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
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