Work Overview


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.


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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February 12, 2018
Sustainable Building

Advanced Passive Design Techniques

March 12-16, 2018 



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

World of cape towns

Theewaterskloof Dam, Cape Town's largest reservoir, has dried to just 13 per cent capacity after three years of drought

जंगल पर दंगल

क्या वन विकास निगम लक्ष्य से भटक गए हैं? क्या यही भटकाव है वनवासियों से टकराव की वजह?