CSE has been researching on the state of waterbodies in India and South Asia. The research findings from India have been published in Excreta Matters: The Seventh State of Environment Report. It is clear from the research studies that there is no clear law for the protection of waterbodies, catchments and the feeder channels in South Asian countries including India.
Jaipur, February 7, 2013: CSE organised a state level workshop on “Water conservation and wastewater recycle/ reuse in Rajasthan - Issues and Challenges” on February 7.
Centre for Science and Environment organised a Stakeholder Dialogue on Improving Environmentally Sustainable Transport in Sri Lanka on December 10 in Colombo in collaboration with Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy, Sri Lanka. This dialogue is part of our initiative to build a forum for city dialogue on air quality and sustainable mobility.
December 27, 2013 (9.00 am – 4.00 pm) Kumari Hall, Hotel Annapurna, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) organized a one day regional workshop on ‘Energy and Resource Efficiency in Urban Water Management’ on September 27, 2013 at the The International Centre Goa. This workshop is part series of workshops being organised in different parts of India by CSE to assist the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.
India is struggling with the problem of providing access to energy services even after 66 years of Independence. According to the census of 2011, more than 77 million households still use kerosene for lighting. In rural India, more than 44 per cent of the households lack basic access to electricity. Even those villages that have been provided with grid power receive less than 6 hours supply in most cases.
New Delhi, India September 18-19, 2013
The collaborative workshop on Clean air and Sustainable Mobility: An agenda for action in Bhubaneswar was a joint initiative of the Bhubaneswar Development Authority
Much of the environmental issues related to the transport sector in Sri Lanka are associated with urban environment, and have been reported from the Colombo Metropolitan area and Kandy urban center which is the second largest city in Sri Lanka. Of these, air pollution due to vehicle emission, exacerbated by traffic congestion and condition of the fleet are two of the major issues that have emerged in recent years.