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Air Pollution


Air Pollution

Centre for Science and Environment releases stunning data on the daily dose of polluted air that people breathe in Delhi

Monitors real-time individual exposure of people. Finds exposure levels much higher than ambient exposure levels measured by the government’s regulatory agencies

Tax the bad and fund the good to cut toxic risk from diesel vehicles

  • New analysis from CSE shows even after diesel price deregulation wide tax differential remains. This can continue to fan dieselisation if additional steps are not taken to disincentivise dirty diesel 

World’s two biggest polluters – the US and China – sign a deal on cutting greenhouse gas emissions

Centre for Science and Environment calls it a self-serving and a business-as-usual deal 

Says the deal will take the world towards a catastrophic 3°C and beyond temperature increase pathway

CSE welcomes launch of the national air quality index by the Union environment minister

  • After a long wait, the Union ministry of environment and forests has released the first ever draft proposal on air quality index (AQI) and health alert for public comments 

MEDIA BRIEFING: Controlling air pollution through fiscal measures (taxes and pricing)

Has diesel pricing deregulation helped address toxic risk from diesel vehicles?’

Jacaranda 2, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

November 28, 2014

10 AM-5.00 PM

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) invites you to a day-long briefing on whether diesel price deregulation has helped bring down the pollution caused by diesel vehicles.

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Date: November 28, 2014

Collaborative Workshop on Our City, We Care Action for Cleaner Air, Gurgaon

Venue: Auditorium of the Artemis Hospital, Sector 51, Gurgaon

Date: December 23, 2014

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Date: December 23, 2014

Photo Gallery: For Safety

Orientation Programme on Urban Transportation Reforms for Liveable Cities

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is organising a three-day orientation programme, ’Urban Transportation Reforms for Liveable Cities,’ in New Delhi from June 25 – 27, 2014 for government officials from different cities of India. The objective of this forum is to promote good regulatory practices in air quality and mobility management. Many Indian cities have already begun to develop action plans in response to the national air quality management policies and urban transport policies to achieve clean air and sustainable mobility.

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Date: June 25 – 27, 2014

An Environmental Agenda for the New Government

The NDA government must have a proactive and positive environment agenda. It must strengthen environmental oversight and not weaken regulations. 

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