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On December 16, 2016 Centre for Science and Environment organized Food Talk; a media briefing workshop and public meeting, at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

Media workshop in Puducherry to discuss the threat of urbanization to lakes and water bodies

Chennai experienced its worst floods in recent history. While unexpected and heavy rainfall was initially held responsible for the flooding, analysis has further shown that destruction of wetlands in Chennai, which stands strategically at the tail end of several rivers, was a primary reason as well. Town planners see only land, not water, and everyone wants buildings and more buildings. Cities like Hyderabad and Bengaluru, too, have lost their wetlands and lakes due to urban expansion, pollution and catchment loss.

Third Country Media Briefing on challenge of urban air quality and mobility management

Kathmandu, Nepal postponed Almost every South Asian city today is reeling under severe air pollution and gridlocked urban traffic. Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi, invites you to attend a Media Briefing on the Challenges of Air Quality and Mobility Management in Cities in South Asia. The details of the briefing are as under: