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India holds on to Endosulfan

At the sixth meeting of Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC) to the Stockholm Convention (Geneva Oct 11-15), India once again opposed a global ban on the manufacture, use, import and export of endosulfan. Of the 29 members in the review committee, 24 supported the ban and four (Germany, Ghana, Nigeria and China) abstained.

CSE Study|Endosulfan|Health Effects|Kasaragod|Kerala|National Institute Of Occupational Health (NIOH)|Padre Village|Pesticide Industry|Pesticide Poisoning|Rotterdam Convention|Endosulfan|Story
Capturing Rainwater

A way to augment Chandigarh’s water resources

Chandigarh|CSE|Groundwater Recharge|rainwater harvesting|Water Management|Story
CSE Press Note: Clean air before the Games: Are we living up to it?
  • CSE releases the results of its latest assessment of pre-Commonwealth air quality and air pollution control measures 
Air Pollution|Air Quality Standards|CSE Study|Delhi|Health Effects|Public Transport|Respiratory Diseases|Media Resource Centre|Press Release
Press release: Studies say rising mercury levels could be connected to global warming
  • 2009 warmest year ever recorded for India

  • Globally, 11 out of 12 years (from 1995 to 2006) rank among the 12 warmest years on record since 1850

Carbon Dioxide|Climate Change|Climate Impacts|Delhi|Heat Waves|Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)|Media Resource Centre|Press Release
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