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CSE Fellowship Media Briefing Workshop : Tigers, tiger habitats and their conservation in India

June 11-12, 2012

Casuarina Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

India hosts a majority of the world’s tiger population -- about 1,700 tigers, according to the May 2011 census.

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June 11-12, 2012

Green Rating of Indian Iron and Steel Sector

India is world's fourth largest steel producer. The demand for iron and steel in the country is growing exponentially owing to rapid industrialization and infrastructural demand.  But steel sector is also highly polluting and is categorized as one of the most polluting sector among 17 sectors identified by Central Pollution Control Board.

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16 dead at Vizag Steel: CSE says tragedy inevitable because of the plant’s poor safety record

CSE’s Green Rating Project had warned Vizag Steel to shore up its safety measures

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CSE’s Green Rating Project had warned Vizag Steel to shore up its safety measures

Patna drinks its own sewage

CSE's 7th State of India Environment Report, Excreta Matters, was released, debated and discussed in Patna at seminar held at A N College on May 25, 2012. The meet was attended by 90 people, including Prem Kumar, Minister of Urban Development, Government of Bihar, along with senior officials of the Bihar Urban Development Corporation, Bihar Jal Parishad, PHED and State Pollution Control Board. Civil society representatives and concerned citizens too were present.

KRC Training programme for PHED, PRI’s, WSSO and BDO officials of Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MoDWS), has nominated the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) as a National Key Resource Centre to undertake capacity building programmes, research, and awareness creation in context to clean water supply and sanitation.

Living with changing climate: CSE Study

Kolkata

February 29, 2012

Impact, vulnerability and adaptation challenges in Indian Sundarbans For residents of Indian Sundarbans, climate change is now a part of their daily survival battles. While the global negotiations towards mitigation of climate change have remained inconclusive over the years, sea level rise, cyclones, rainfall patterns have kept changing for the worse. Life is much more difficult now and development of the area more expensive. But climate change is not the only culprit for the hardship that people face today. There have been significant failures in development planning and strategies on the part of local and national governments, compromising the capacity of locals to adapt effectively. In absence of planning and institutional support, people have little choice but to adapt on their own. Till now, their only response has been to migrate out, which also underlines the absence of options for the poor to adapt meaningfully.

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Report: Living with changing climate

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Second National Research Conference on Climate Change Report

The Second National Research Conference on Climate Change was at held at IIT Delhi on November 5-6, 2011. Over 100 researchers/scientists from esteemed institutions participated in the conference and about 50 of them presented their research papers.

 

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