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India's building sector must stop resource guzzling if it wants to be called green

CSE warns against environmental debacle in Indian cities if resource guzzling and wastes in the building construction sector is not minimised

construction|Green Building|Press Release|Sustainable Building
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.

Media Briefing Workshop|Policy Intervention|Tigers|World Tigers Population|Media Briefing Workshops|Story
On World Environment Day, CSE warns Delhi’s air pollution and congestion crisis will worsen this decade if urgent action is not taken
  • Nearly every day this summer, both particulate matter and ozone levels have exceeded standards. These pollutants can snuff life out of cities
  • On top of that, carbon dioxide emissions from cars have added to the warming in and around the city
Air Pollution|Press Release|Air Pollution
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

Green Rating Project|steel plant|Story
India’s best iron and steel company gets average score; sector is rated poor

This core sector has a long way to go in meeting environmental norms, finds CSE green rating survey released on eve of World Environment Day

Environment|Green Rating Project|Green Rating Projects - CSE|India|Industrial Pollution|Industry|Iron And Steel Industry|Press Release
Patna drinks its own sewage, says urban water-wastewater study done by CSE

Patna, May 25, 2012: Patna suffers from a problem of plenty – of water and sewage. It depends on the Ganga and groundwater for drinking.

Excreta Matters|Water Management|Water Sewage|Excreta Matters|Press Release
CSE Press Release: Petrol price hike is 'mindless'

CSE slams petrol price hike as “mindless” as it does not narrow the price gap with diesel

  • This is leading to gross misuse of diesel by rich car owners and massive revenue losses to the government

  • The government should either ban use of diesel in cars or increase price of diesel and tax on diesel cars

Petrol pricing|Vehicle Technology and Fuel|Vehicle Technology and Fuel|Press Release
Parking: Multi-level dilemma

Lessons from Multi-Level Parking in Delhi
CSE calls for end to parking subsidies, an effective increase in parking charges, stringent enforcement and high penalties for violations.

Read full Report (pdf)

Parking Policy|Parking Pricing|Public Transport and Mobility|Story
Rs 80-crore parking facility in Sarojini Nagar draws very few cars, forces a rethink of Delhi’s parking policy: says CSE
  • CSE releases findings on parking in Sarojini Nagar and the lessons from it

  • Says without a clear strategy, expensive parking structures can neither reduce parking chaos nor parking demand

Parking Pricing|Public Transport and Mobility|Public Transport and Mobility|Press Release
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