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video Mud buildings that use traditional knowledge and no cement are making a comeback

July 23, 2022 India has a rich tradition in mud architecture. Even today more than 65 million of about 118 million houses in the country are made of mud. 2 seconds… But as the country progresses, mud architecture is slowly being supplanted by concrete. Even in rural areas where the mud was once the go-to material is turning towards the concrete. Mud houses are often associated with decadence and poverty, while concrete is a symbol of upward mobility and modernity.

video Prince William's speech during the Platinum Party at the Palace celebration at Buckingham Palace

Sharing the honour I received when Prince William spoke about the challenges of climate change and the contribution of people to protect our Planet. 

video How will India’s wheat export U-turn affect the world?

On 13th May, the government of India took a decision to prohibit all exports of wheat citing a threat to food security. 

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Waste

CSE facilitates a solution to Agra's petha waste

Apart from Taj Mahal, it is “Agra Ka Petha” that identifies the iconic tourist destination to the whole world. The city was challenged to deal with the waste that was getting generated in the process of making the sweet delicacy. The City Government specifically requested the Centre for Science and Environment to study the situation and recommend solutions. CSE study revealed that about 130 petha making units were producing 17.8 tonne of petha waste which is nothing but the peels and unused pulps of raw petha that was finding its ways in dhalaos and storm water drainage system to cause problems.

Industry

CSE instrumental in phasing out coal as fuel across NCR

The Commission For Air Quality Management (CAQM) notification takes on board the recommendations of the expert group and states categorically,"phase out use of coal as a fuel from the entire NCR in industrial

Environment Education

CSE receives the ‘Gift of Trees’

CSE receives the ‘Gift of Trees’ as an appreciation for organising the National Annual Educators’ Conclave at AAETI, Nimli in September 2021.

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CSE works with EPA Ghana on Inspection and Audit manual

EPA Ghana has launched the Inspection and Audit manual which is collaboratively being prepared by CSE's Industrial Pollution team and EPA. This manual is a novel initiative from EPA towards