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One third of Delhi walks to work, but are our roads designed for safe walking and cycling? Latest CSE survey findings say no

  • Delhi has yet to wake up the mobility crisis. Increased use of cars is reducing people carrying capacity of roads.

  • Total walk and cycle trips are more than double the share of car trips.

Budget 2012 is a mixed bag, says CSE

Supports the tax hike on big cars and SUVs

But says budget is incomplete, as it has failed to take steps to stop misuse of diesel fuel subsidy by cars

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Supports the tax hike on big cars and SUVs

Two-day NGOs’ conclave ends with a charter of demands

Wants public hearings to be made a part of the decision-making process

Reforms needed in the green clearance process, agrees government. Calls for decentralising clearance and monitoring

CSE PRESS STATEMENT: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) responds to the weak and unsubstantiated defence put forward by LANCO and NTPC Vidyut Vypar Nigam Limited to its investigation on the solar scam


New Delhi, February 2, 2012

Blasts LANCO’s duplicity and NVVN’s non-transparent attitude

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Chandra Bhushan, Deputy Director General, CSE, explains the investigation of the solar scam

CSE investigation exposes corporate malpractice in prestigious and much needed National Solar Mission

Finds one company walking away with 40 per cent of projects – in contravention of one project-one proponent norm

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See also
Presentation:

The Solar Scam

 
Cover Story
[Issue: Feb 15, 2012]

The truth about solar mission

Press Release: CSE trashes contention that diesel use by cars is very low

Says this is a ploy to avoid higher taxation on diesel cars

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Says this is a ploy to avoid higher taxation on diesel cars

Climate impacts in Indian Sundarbans more severe because of the region’s development deficit, says new study by Indian NGO

Is Bangladesh facing the same problem? Experts and panelists from the two countries try to find out in a workshop

CSE's Press Release: Dialogue on Air Pollution and our health

  • Doctors warn: We need to act fast to breathe easy
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New Delhi, August 31, 2011

The Centre for Science and Environment(CSE) welcomes Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) proposal to hike parking charges as a step towards further reform.

  • City needs high parking charges to control traffic chaos and dampen parking demand and car usage.

  • Higher revenue from increased parking charges should be reinvested to improve public transport

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