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CSE gets Business Standard award for being the ‘public institution’ of the year

New Delhi, February 18: Centre for Science an Environment (CSE) has been given the Business Standard award for 2015 for being the “public institution” of the year. The Business Standard award, given annually to companies and individuals, had introduced a new category for “public institution” for its 2015 awards. CSE’s deputy director general, Chandra Bhushan, who received the award at a ceremony in Mumbai, said, “We are pleased to find environmental issues at the centrestage.

Auto Expo shows car industry is riding high on diesel and hard-selling diesel car models to add to the scary trend in toxic pollution exposure and lung cancer risk

Despite the misgivings regarding use of low-taxed diesel in the luxury segment, as many as 27 per cent of all displayed car/SUV models in Auto Expo were in the bracket of 2000 cc engines diesel that is banned in the NCR

CSE slams the statement of Jaguar and Land Rover Chief – about their cars being air-purifying machines – as irresponsible

CSE says car companies cannot be allowed to hide behind such misleading claims when the technology in India is lagging and there are raging concerns around toxic diesel emissions even in advanced markets today.  No car company can get away by making such remarks in any other country

Solar thermal power and applications are being ignored in today’s world of cheap photovoltaics: CSE

  • Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) organises a conference on ‘The forgotten solar: Solar thermal and its development’

Kolkata residents breathe in air which has 3-5 times higher pollution levels than the ambient level that is already several times higher than the permissible limit. Action must gather momentum, says CSE’s Kolkata study

  • Kolkata is in the grip of rising air pollution and multi-pollutant crisis. Official ambient air quality monitoring has shown 61 per cent increase in particulate matter in just four years (2010 to 2013). The levels exceed standards by 2.7 times. NO2 levels exceed by close to two times

Delhi residents turn up in large numbers at CSE’s Organic Farmers’ Market to learn about good food

  • Live cooking and other demonstrations made at Organic Farmers’ Market organised by Centre for Science and Environment

CSE holding Organic Farmers’ Market at IHC on January 30 to promote good food

  • Organic Farmers’ Market to be held on January 30 at India Habitat Centre lawns

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