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Mr Chidambaram, please show guts to win votes

UPA II should have had the courage to stand by its earlier decision to tax cars and SUVs higher to address the crisis of energy and pollution, says CSE 

Budget 2014|Pollution|UPA II|Vehicle Technology and Fuel|Press Release
CSE criticises the United Progressive Alliance government's move to let the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Bill lapse
  • The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Bill 2011 was tabled in Parliament in December, 2011 – it will lapse if not passed 

Lok Sabha|Minerals|Mining|MMDR Bill|Parliamentary Standing Committee (PSC)|Mining and Environment|Press Release
South Asia Water Programme Partners and Practitioners Meeting in Delhi on December 30, 2013

CSE training programme|South Asia Water Programme|Story
South Asia Convention on Coastal Management

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) jointly with Pondicherry Citizen’s Action Network (PondyCAN), a Pondicherry based nonprofit organized the South Asia Convention on Coastal Management at Pondicherry between January 19 -21, 2014.

Save our Coasts|Community Support|Story
Conference: “Waste to resource: Addressing construction and demolition waste in cities”

Date: December 23, 2013

While construction necessitates enormous amount of construction material that accounts for about half of all materials used, it is also responsible for generating about half of the solid waste that degrades the land and environment. Given the fact that 70 per cent of the buildings that will stand in India in 2030 are yet to be built, this environmental cost will only compound with the anticipated construction boom unless immediate steps are taken to recycle and reuse construction waste and turn it  into a resource.

Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA)|Indian Cities|Story|Sustainable Building
Stakeholder Workshop on Air quality and transportation challenges in Kathmandu

December 27, 2013 (9.00 am – 4.00 pm)
Kumari Hall, Hotel Annapurna, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu

Stakeholder Workshop|Public Transport and Mobility|Story
Regional Workshop on ‘Energy and Resource Efficiency in Urban Water Management’ in New Delhi on December 20, 2013
Picture of the Inaugural session: R.K. Srivastava (Secretary [UD] & Director of Local Bodies, Govt. of NCT of Delhi) addressing the participants, Dr. Suresh Kumar Rohilla (Programme Director, CSE) and Ms. Debashree Mukherjee (CEO, Delhi Jal Board)
CSE training programme|CCBP NURM|Story
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