The current performance of cities is poor across key indicators of quality of life. A sector report by McKinsey (2010) indicates substantial shortfalls in clean water supply and management,solid waste management, public transportation and affordable and liveable housing supply. By 2030, 250 million people will be added to the urban population, who will require 700-900 million square meters of new residential and commercial space (Census 2011; McKinsey Global Institute, 2010.
On current trends, quality of habitat is going to deteriorate even further and the service gap will increase by three to four times.Further, the economic and environmental costs of such scenario are going to be extremely high.
SE’s programme on Sustainable Buildings and HabitatMORE +
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A COMPENDIUM OF LOCALLY EVOLVED MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES FOR SUSTAINABLE SELF-BUILT HOUSINGMORE +
Affordable housing – a lot more remains to be done, says CSE’s pilot assessment in Telangana
India manages to recover and recycle only about 1 per cent of its construction and demolition (C&D) waste, says new CSE analysis
Training-cum-exposure visit on the issue of Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste management and dust mitigation
Residential Training on ‘Greening the Construction Sector – For C&D waste management and dust control’ at AAETI
Training on ‘A cradle-to-cradle approach with focus on C&D waste management and dust control’ at AAETI
Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute is one of the greenest campuses in India
The Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute is one of the greenest campuses in India. It is located about three hours from Delhi, in a village called Neemli in Alwar district of Rajasthan.
How to shade your windows for a cool home: Ep-0 1 New Vastu with Ashok B Lall
The window is your immediate connection to Su-Urja or good energy. It is the source of daylight, it is the source of fresh air and the breeze when the air outside is pleasant.
The stench was killing
A Bowl of Seaweeds
A deep dive into the enchanting world under the sea to discover the wow and wonder, and value of seaweeds
CSE sets a pilot vermicomposting project at CPWD under Green Campus Initiative
As part of the Green Campus initiative, CSE has set up a pilot vermicomposting project at the National CPWD Academy on 25 November 2019. CSE invited Vermi-technology expert Dr. Adarsh Pal Vig from the Department of Botanical and Environmental Sciences at Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar to deliver a seminar and set up the pilot.
CSE contributed to drafting of India Cooling Action Plan in capacity of member to both technical and steering committees.
CSE sensitized and trained around 250 representatives from nation-wide colleges and universities on CSE’s Green Campus Initiative which enabled them to benchmark the performance of their camp
CSE and CPWD knowledge partners for long term sustainable development and practice
CSE’s engagement with CPWD has matured from capacity building to along-term knowledge partnership.