The hotter it gets, the more power we use to run our ACs. And this, in turn, puts all our climate change mitigation and energy security actions in the red What is the solution? India must design its buildings and cities for thermal comfort and work to minimise the use of mechanical cooling systems, says CSE’s new study – A Midsummer Nightmare
As new affordable policies are encouraging private developers to provide affordable housing for the low income group with subsidies, this requires proper guidelines and norms to ensure poor people benefit and prevent loss of welfare and health crisis.
New study by Centre for Science and Environment shatters the myth of star-rated ACs
Inadequate and poor quality affordable housing being provided for the poor in India
CSE review has exposed the shocking fact that several state governments across the country are giving sops of extra free built up area to developers to get their buildings green rated without independent official oversight on their operations
CSE welcomes Delhi government’s draft solar policy which makes installation of solar panels on government-owned, commercial and residential buildings mandatory.
The UN slogan of “Consume with Care” for this World Environment Day sounds hollow in the face of untamed electricity guzzling in Delhi
The condition and quality of Indian building stock is poor when it comes to seismic performance, say CSE researchers