Rai Umanath Bali Auditorium, Kaiserbagh,
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, July 2nd, 2013
Across India, growing volumes of vehicles on city roads are turning the dream of urban mobility into a nightmare: traffic conditions are deteriorating, air pollution is hitting the peak, cities are grinding to a halt, and thousands are dying from air pollution-induced diseases.
Earlier this year, a network of international health bodies including the World Health Organization had released the latest Global Burden of Disease (GBD) report. The report showed air pollution has become one of the top 10 killers in the world and one of the top five in India.
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) invites you to a Regional Media Briefing Workshop in Lucknow on ‘Air Quality, Urban Mobility and Health’, which will focus on the linkages between the three and also on recent researches and developments in this subject. The Workshop participants will be briefed by medical professionals, air pollution experts and regulators.
The Workshop will be open to journalists working in the states of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. CSE will support the travel and accommodation of a few selected applicants.
To apply, please write to me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your details in the following format.