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Newspaper columns


  • Fortnightly column called 'Down to Earth' in Business Standard, New Delhi and Calcutta. 

  • Monthly column called 'Straight from Delhi' in 'The Information', Copenhagen. 

Fortnightly column called 'The Editor's Page' in Down to Earth, Society for Environmental Communications, New Delhi.

1991-94: A regular fortnightly column for The Economic Times, New Delhi called  'Green Politics'.

Articles in newspapers

Numerous articles in newspapers and newsmagazines like Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Times of India, Illustrated Weekly of India, Nature, New Scientist, Economist, The Guardian, The Times, Time etc.


Anil Agarwal


Anil Kumar Agarwal was the founder-director of the Centre for Science and Environment, India’s leading environmental NGO. Agarwal spent his lifetime advocating policies that involve the people in natural resource management and learn from India’s own traditions.

Sunita Narain


Sunita Narain has been with the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) since 1982. She is currently the director general of the Centre and the director of the Society for Environmental Communications and publisher of the fortnightly magazine, Down To Earth.


  • CSE to release new analysis on number of trucks entering Delhi and their impact on its air quality 

    Every night after 10.00 PM and even earlier, Delhi’s roads are taken over by thousands of trucks. These gigantic vehicles enter and exit the city, leaving behind an immense pollution load in their wake.

  • Date: August- October 2015

  • Centre for Science and Environment recognises Social Impact Assessment (SIA) as an important tool to inform decision makers, regulators and stakeholders about the possible social and economic impacts of a development project. To be effective, SIA requires the active involvement of all concerned stakeholders. CSE has developed a five-day training programme aimed at giving practical exposure to participants on SIA with specific reference to infrastructure, mining and other industrial projects.

About CSE

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is a public interest research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi. CSE researches into, lobbies for and communicates the urgency of development that is both sustainable and equitable.

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