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district mineral foundation MINING POLICY
Model District Mineral Foundation (Trust) Rules,2015

Model Rules to work for the interest and benefit of persons, and areas affected by mining and related operations.
Global Renewable Energy and Energy Access Transformation

GREEAT - Bold and transformative solution to avoid emissions and provide 24/7 power to all
Heat on Power CSE BOOK
State of Renewable Energy in India

The book was released in 2014 and summarizes the development in the sector for all technologies since the beginning.

Heat on Power CSE REPORT
State of Concentrated Solar Power in India

A long-term vision for developing solar thermal technologies in India
Heat on Power
Price: Rs 850.00 (US $ 55)

Ecology in History LATEST CSE PRODUCTS
Environmental History Reader
Price: Rs 450.00 (US $ 30)

Bhopal Gas Tragedy After 30 year LATEST CSE PRODUCTS
Bhopal Gas Tragedy After 30 Years
Price: Rs 400.00 (US $ 30)

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Book release
Climate Change
COP21 Countdown

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"All substances are poisons; the right dose differentiates a poison and a remedy." Modern food regulation is about determining what is that right dose in our daily diet.


This is India's first and most comprehensive survey presented in an attractive 2-volume set on the state of its water and its management. It is the 7th Report in our highly popular SOE Series. It would be of immense value to professionals and decision makers in the Central and State Governments besides academicians, researchers,
NGOs and all major Libraries.

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Outlines the immense challenges facing the mining sector in India: how to ensure ecological security together with inclusive development. Includes detailed maps, data tables and in-depth case studies of mineral-rich states.

Press Releases

November 29, 2015
  • CSE releases the  results of its exposure air quality monitoring during Delhi marathon event today
  • Finds  unacceptable level of exposure to trapped pollutants typical of winter months
  • Delhi needs a  combination of long lasting reforms as well as a contingent plan to clean up  its air 
November 28, 2015

Says Bharat Stage IV standards, currently in force in a few cities, must be extended nation-wide immediately

November 27, 2015

National consultation concludes, recommendations to be shared with government; CSE report ‘Lived Anomaly’ released by noted agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan and, Siraj Husain, Agriculture Secretary, Government of India

November 26, 2015
  • CSE holds consultation on crop loss estimation, relief and compensation

  • CSE report Lived Anomaly - How to enable farmers in India to cope with extreme weather events to be released today

  • Experts point to increased severity and frequency of extreme weather events due to climate change and inadequate measures to offset this or protect farmers

November 23, 2015

Car-free days and lower traffic volumes on holidays can lower air pollution in Delhi – parking restraint measures can help reduce air pollution

November 20, 2015

Governments should not give fiscal sops or extra built up area to developers without stringent monitoring of actual energy savings and environmental performance of green-rated buildings

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