Delhi enveloped by smog – what is the key reason?
CSE releases results of its latest rapid assessment of air quality trends and pollution control measures in Delhi and Beijing
Says auto industry misusing the study to derail tighter emissions standards and encourage polluting diesel cars
New Delhi, November 18, 2009: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the newly notified Revised National Ambient Air Quality Standards, which were announced here today by Jairam Ramesh, the minister of state (independent charge) for environment and forests.
The long-awaited pricing formula for petroleum products has been tabled by the Kirit Parikh panel – but the prescription falls woefully short of correcting the distorted taxes on automotive fuels (petrol and diesel), says Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).
Kanpur, December 17, 2009: Efforts to reduce air pollution in Kanpur are in danger of being wasted, as pollution levels are once again creeping up in the city: says a latest analysis of recent air quality data done by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a New Delhi-based research and advocacy organisation.
New Delhi, November 7, 2009: Delhi has finally lost the gains of its CNG programme. Its air is increasingly becoming more polluted and unbreathable, bringing back the pre-CNG days when diesel-driven buses and autos had made it one of the most polluted cities on earth: says the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in its latest analysis of recent air quality data in Delhi.
Delhi is reeling under high levels of deadly ozone, says latest CSE analysis May 29, 2009
CSE suggests a leap frog roadmap for combating air pollution in Kolkata