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Our country is in the throes of rapid industrialisation, which is often accompanied with massive environmental and social burdens, principally borne by communities living in the vicinity of project sites. Monitoring tools like Environment Impact Assessment (EIA), therefore, assume great significance in ensuring sound economic development without compromising on environmental and social costs.

It is said that everyone from the Prime Minister downwards, is concerned with the process of environmental clearances:


Date: February 13 – 17, 2012

The minerals sector is a key driver for the country’s industrial growth. However, it has brought in its wake severe environmental repercussions and social unrest. One of the greatest challenges, therefore, is how to make mining environmentally and socially acceptable.

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video Opening speech of Sunita Narain at Global Conference on Coal

Sunita Narain talks about India's energy security and coal consumption at the International Conference on Coal Based Power called Confronting Environmental Challenges, organised by the Centre for Science and Environment between March 17-19 in Delhi India.

video CSE releases green rating of thermal power sector

Streamed live on Feb 21, 2015 CSE to release its Green Rating of coal-fired thermal power plants 47 plants – almost 50% of the industry total – rated by CSE’s Green Rating Programme


It is a cancer-causing herbicide used liberally by farmers worldwide. But governments are dithering to regulate due to corporate pressure

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स्पष्ट नीति के अभाव में क्या भारत बि जली से चलने वाले वाहनों के व्या पार को नेतृत्व प्रदान कर सकता है?