Centre for Science and Environment


Monday, June 11, 2012 - 11:31

CSE warns against environmental debacle in Indian cities if resource guzzling and wastes in the building construction sector is not minimised

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 23:45
  • Nearly every day this summer, both particulate matter and ozone levels have exceeded standards. These pollutants can snuff life out of cities
  • On top of that, carbon dioxide emissions from cars have added to the warming in and around the city
Saturday, May 26, 2012 - 00:32

This core sector has a long way to go in meeting environmental norms, finds CSE green rating survey released on eve of World Environment Day

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 18:31

Patna, May 25, 2012: Patna suffers from a problem of plenty – of water and sewage. It depends on the Ganga and groundwater for drinking.

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 01:28

CSE slams petrol price hike as “mindless” as it does not narrow the price gap with diesel

  • This is leading to gross misuse of diesel by rich car owners and massive revenue losses to the government

  • The government should either ban use of diesel in cars or increase price of diesel and tax on diesel cars

Friday, April 27, 2012 - 18:49
  • CSE releases findings on parking in Sarojini Nagar and the lessons from it

  • Says without a clear strategy, expensive parking structures can neither reduce parking chaos nor parking demand

Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 14:34

CSE report on water-sewage management of Gurgaon says the city may soon be hit by the twin trauma of no water and overflowing sewage

Friday, March 30, 2012 - 15:36
  • Most junk foods contain very high levels of trans fats, salts and sugar – which inevitably lead to severe ill health and diseases like obesity and diabetes
  • CSE lab tests 16 major brands of foods relished by people, particularly the young: Maggi and Top Ramen noodles, MacDonald’s foods, KFC’s fried chicken and Haldiram’s Aloo Bhujia, among others
Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 19:28
  • Delhi has yet to wake up the mobility crisis. Increased use of cars is reducing people carrying capacity of roads.

  • Total walk and cycle trips are more than double the share of car trips.

Friday, March 16, 2012 - 15:51

Supports the tax hike on big cars and SUVs

But says budget is incomplete, as it has failed to take steps to stop misuse of diesel fuel subsidy by cars

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