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Green Building Professional Network in India

India is reaching a critical tipping point in terms of its environmental degradation. Everyday we read and hear about the need to manage our resources well in order to reduce the overall burden on our environment. However, a little is being done on ground to actually bring a change. Even after the introduction of green building rating programs, efficient appliance rating programs, policy instruments to deliver green, incentives and awareness programs, the situation is becoming even more alarming. This only raises concerns over the effectiveness of these systems to steer the focus towards reducing impact and increasing efficiency. Does this mean that the systems are hollow? Or that the stakeholders are non-receptive? Well the current situation certainly hints at both factors equally.

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Challenge of the Balance: A Course on Policies, Politics & Practices of Environmental Management in the Developing World

August 1 to 29, 2014

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August 1 to 29, 2014

Orientation Programme on Managing Urban Air Quality: Focus on Clean Vehicle Technology, Fuels and Mobility Management

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is organising a three-day orientation programme on Managing Urban Air Quality: Focus on Clean Vehicle Technology, Fuels and Mobility Management in New Delhi from August 6 - 8, 2014 for government officials from different cities of India. The objective of this forum is to promote good regulatory practices in air quality management, clean vehicle technology, fuels and management of in-use vehicle fleet and mobility management.

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Date: August 6 – 8, 2014

EIA training programme - Understanding EIA: from screening to decision making

 Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an important tool to inform decision- makers, regulators and stakeholders, about the possible environmental, social and economic costs of the proposed project.

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Date: August 25-29, 2014

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