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Newspaper columns


  • Fortnightly column called 'Down to Earth' in Business Standard, New Delhi and Calcutta. 

  • Monthly column called 'Straight from Delhi' in 'The Information', Copenhagen. 

Fortnightly column called 'The Editor's Page' in Down to Earth, Society for Environmental Communications, New Delhi.

1991-94: A regular fortnightly column for The Economic Times, New Delhi called  'Green Politics'.

Articles in newspapers

Numerous articles in newspapers and newsmagazines like Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Times of India, Illustrated Weekly of India, Nature, New Scientist, Economist, The Guardian, The Times, Time etc.


Anil Agarwal


Anil Kumar Agarwal was the founder-director of the Centre for Science and Environment, India’s leading environmental NGO. Agarwal spent his lifetime advocating policies that involve the people in natural resource management and learn from India’s own traditions.

Sunita Narain


Sunita Narain has been with the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) since 1982. She is currently the director general of the Centre and the director of the Society for Environmental Communications and publisher of the fortnightly magazine, Down To Earth.


  • Training Programme on Clean Air and Sustainable Transportation Strategies for Liveable Cities

    Date: December 17 – 19, 2014

  • 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-6.00 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.

  • The fast growing economy, rapid industrialisation and growing urban population in India along with increasing wastewater generation are reasons for concern and reiterate the need for appropriate water management practices. Centre for Science and Environment recognises this need and has developed a five-day hands on training programme aimed at giving practical exposure to participants on wastewater treatment for industrial and urban wastewater management including reuse and recycle.

About CSE

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is a public interest research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi. CSE researches into, lobbies for and communicates the urgency of development that is both sustainable and equitable.

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