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Policy Backfires

Policy design allows dirty fuels like pet coke and furnace oil to flourish 

2017 Global Burden of Disease (GBD) report says India has the second highest number of early deaths due to PM2.5 in the world -- nearly equals China’s

Early deaths due to ozone pollution are the highest in India

More than a quarter of global deaths due to air pollution occur in India alone 

With a large and ageing population in the grip of rising and toxic pollution, India stands at serious health risk: CSE

The undisclosed air pollutants

How furnace oil and pet coke are choking us as policy fails to stay ahead of underground developments

The undisclosed air pollutants

How furnace oil and pet coke are choking us as policy fails to stay ahead of underground developments

CSE proposes novel policy framework for planning, designing and implementing best management practices on mainstreaming sustainable water & wastewater in India

  • Policy framework for water conservation/efficiency and energy efficiency will lead to making India a water frugal economy and meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Seethe against smog, now

Why is it we cannot get our act together to implement actions against air pollution? 

Who is cooking our recipe books?

A subtle marketing drive is changing our food habits and we do not even know it

Twice bitten, not yet shy

The gross mismanagement of our city’s environment is making us sick

The new extreme reality of floods

Floods are destroying vast parts of the country because of how we have mismanaged our floodplains

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