Centre for Science and Environment

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.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 16:22
  • Car industry is trying to maintain a near status quo until 2015 and then improve marginally in 2020. Any laxity can seriously jeopardize energy security and climate mitigation plans

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 11:50

Decision will cut toxic risk from diesel cars and protect public health

Friday, March 18, 2011 - 17:05

Calls the decision “timely” and “significant” for protecting water bodies

  • Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) issues notification stopping work on cement factory being built in Bhavnagar.

  • Factory was being built over a water body used by farmers for irrigating their fields.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:50

A Briefing Note

Serious concern over worsening air quality and traffic congestion in Kolkata Ongoing action must gather momentum, says CSE

Monday, February 28, 2011 - 19:30
  • Finance minister loses courage to put fiscal breaks on SUVs and diesel cars

  • Budget fails to put forward any new proposal to strengthen bus transport

Friday, February 18, 2011 - 12:59

Keep the taxes on big cars effectively high and not give in to industry pressure. Link up taxes with the actual fuel use of the car to prevent fuel guzzling

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