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“To achieve a 1.5 degrees temperature goal, the world must agree to a fair allocation of carbon space and massive enhancement of financial and technological support from developed countries”

A joint statement made by Prof. T Jayaraman from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Prof. Anand Patwardhan from University of Maryland and IIT-Mumbai and Chandra Bhushan, Deputy Director General, CSE

Delhi government announces stringent measures to cut traffic volumes and eliminate emissions – CSE welcomes the decisions

  • Personal vehicles bearing odd and even registration numbers to ply on alternate days; Badarpur power plant to be shut down; Euro VI emissions standards mandatory from 2017; entry of trucks to be delayed

CSE lambasts Delhi municipal agency’s move to allow free parking in malls and commercial complexes

“It is shocking that at a time when killer pollution in Delhi demands strong restraints on car usage, our municipal agencies are pressing flawed laws to stop priced parking in commercial
complexes and malls”: CSE’s Air Pollution Control team

CSE PRESS NOTE: Chennai in crisis

Unregulated urbanisation and climate change-induced extreme weather are the reasons behind the crisis in Chennai: CSE

CSE welcomes PM Modi’s stand on climate change at Paris

Says his speech has set the ground rules for Indian negotiators to work towards an ambitious and equitable deal

Climate change negotiations kick off in Paris

CSE brings you updates from the field as climate change talks get underway. Daily reports, analyses, videos, infographics, interviews, blogs, images…

Run for health during Delhi marathon amidst very high air pollution exposure

  • CSE releases the  results of its exposure air quality monitoring during Delhi marathon event today
  • Finds  unacceptable level of exposure to trapped pollutants typical of winter months
  • Delhi needs a  combination of long lasting reforms as well as a contingent plan to clean up  its air 

CSE welcomes the move to bring forward Euro V emissions standards to 2019 and Euro VI to 2021

Says Bharat Stage IV standards, currently in force in a few cities, must be extended nation-wide immediately

CSE calls for global action to shield farmers from increasing extreme weather events due to climate change

National consultation concludes, recommendations to be shared with government; CSE report ‘Lived Anomaly’ released by noted agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan and, Siraj Husain, Agriculture Secretary, Government of India

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