Centre for Science and Environment

Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 19:22

CSE slams hike in petrol prices. Says it should not be done without narrowing the price gap with diesel. Calls it “mindless”

It is leading to gross misuse of the poor persons’ fuel by rich car owners, massive revenue losses for the government, and serious damage to public health

Government should ban use of diesel in cars, increase price of diesel and tax on diesel cars

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 17:07

Call for a parking strategy for better management that can control traffic chaos as well as dampen parking demand and car usage

Friday, August 5, 2011 - 13:58

Report supports proposal to share 26 per cent net profits of mining companies with local communities

Friday, August 5, 2011 - 12:41
  • Says this will check use of diesel in cars and cut toxic risk from diesel emissions. Will curb energy guzzling incited by cheap diesel and the shift towards bigger engines and SUVs

  • Will help government cap revenue losses from luxury consumption of diesel
Monday, July 18, 2011 - 15:12
  • Centre for Science and Environment’s Pollution Monitoring Lab carries out tests on leading ‘energy’ drink brands like Red Bull and Cloud 9. Finds high levels of caffeine in 44 per cent of the samples
Friday, July 15, 2011 - 17:26

Once again, rural, semi-urban and government schools corner most of the awards

These schools have taken up rainwater harvesting, use of public transport, waste management and conservation of energy
as long-term actions

  • Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE) Gobar Times national and state-level Green School Awards for 2010-11 announced and presented. This is the fifth year of the awards

Friday, July 8, 2011 - 16:50
  • Coal mining firms will now have to share 26 per cent of profits with local people

  • Important step towards inclusive growth, says CSE

Friday, June 24, 2011 - 14:59

Mining companies must share profits with local communities: latest CSE report comes out in support of proposal to share 26 per cent net profits

Says the money generated from this will go a long way in reducing poverty and deprivation in the mining affected areas

Friday, May 13, 2011 - 17:03

Calls it a 'resounding defeat' for pesticide industry which has been promoting this deadly toxin

Friday, April 29, 2011 - 19:27
  • India changes its position on endosulfan at the Stockholm Convention

  • It softens its stand and agrees that endosulfan is a health hazard.

  • It agrees to a ban on the pesticide.

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