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Good News & Bad News: Clearing the Air in Indian Cities

This presents the evidence of change in Indian cities – however small they may seem today. This captures actual policy decision and action in cities for clean air, public transport, walking and cycling, intermediate public transport, and car restraint initiatives like parking and fiscal measures. The challenge now is to learn from these experiences and to upscale the practices so that we can have the great leapfrog – move from cars to no cars, from pollution to clean air.


• Health impacts of endosulfan     • EPW Report: Endosulfan - Centre in Denial - Feb 19, 2011     • Petition Filed by Emfwa Against Karnataka Government.     • Decisions adopted by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee at its fifth meeting    

Status of implementation of CNG as a fuel for urban buses in Delhi

WHY THIS STUDY? On April 1, 2001, there was mayhem in Delhi. Not many buses were plying on the roads as the Supreme Court ruling on moving the entire public transport fleet to CNG, came into effect. Unfortunately this had not been complied with. Without diluting the original order the Supreme Court only allowed a conditional extension of the deadline till September 30, 2001. Read more