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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.

Climate Change|Climate Equity|Conference|Story|Climate Change
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

Climate Change|Dhaka|Media workshop|Press Release|Climate Change
Conspiracy of Silence

Information shared by MoEF under RTI is minimal and partial. Further it took MoEF far more than a month to respond to the two RTIs filed by CSE. It makes mockery of the appraisal process as evident in the wide gap between information sought by us and the amount of information shared by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF- GoI). This opaqueness must go if cities have to demonstrate their progress towards sustainability.

Keep watching this space for more such revelations!

Green Buildings|Ministry Of Environment And Forests (MOEF)|Story|Sustainable Building
CSE's recommendations for the Pesticides Management Bill, 2008.

India regulates its pesticides under the Insecticides Act 1968. This Act, however, hasn’t been able to stop the pesticides from contaminating the environment and having a deleterious impact on health. THe Insecticides Act 1968 will be replaced by the Pesticides Management Bill 2008. A lot of hopes were pinned on the Pesticides Management Bill 2008, but the bill hasn't been able to make human and environmental health a priority. CSE has extensively worked on impacts of pesticides and their environmental and human health impacts and it is in this light that CSE makes a few recommendations.

Pesticide Management Bill 2008|Pesticide Regulation|Pesticide regulations|Story
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

Municipal Corporations|Parking Policy|Parking Pricing|Public Transport and Mobility|Press Release
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