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‘COP of Action’ turns out to be ‘COP of Distraction’: CSE

  • COP22 was supposed to be Action COP meant to flesh out the finer details of the Paris Agreement

What Donald Trump’s win means for Climate Change – CSE’s viewpoint

New Delhi, November 09, 2016: It is no secret that Donald Trump, like most republicans, does not believe in climate change. Will his winning the US Presidential race lead to an unravelling of all the good work that has been done so far in this area? What does the future hold in store for climate change? 

CSE welcomes emergency measures announced today by Government of Delhi

Super severe level of choking pollution persisting for seven consecutive days – this requires immediate intervention

Delhi faces its worst smog

Health emergency as pollution peaks after Diwali 

It is official. Diwali pollution has worsened this year

  • This year Diwali pollution is not only worse but also more toxic as maximum levels of several gases and particles have gone up from last year

Already worsening pollution levels will spike during Diwali due to firecrackers

Official forecast says pollution level during Diwali will hit severe levels as wind will drop. This leaves no room for poisonous fumes and toxins from crackers – Chinese or Indian.

Air Pollution Accountability App launched by EPCA

‘Hawa Badlo’ allows people in NCR to report on incidences of air pollution such as garbage burning and sends these to officials who will then take action. This is in compliance with directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court on air pollution control 

CSE welcomes HFC phase-down amendment arrived at world climate talks in Rwanda

Says agreement sets strong framework to deal with global environmental issues based on principle of common but differentiated responsibilities

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