Centre for Science and Environment

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

Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 19:18

Wants public hearings to be made a part of the decision-making process

Reforms needed in the green clearance process, agrees government. Calls for decentralising clearance and monitoring

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 15:28
  • Two-day Anil Agarwal Dialogue on Green Clearances kicks off in Delhi with 150 participants from NGOs across India
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 12:19

Finds one company walking away with 40 per cent of projects – in contravention of one project-one proponent norm

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 12:21

Says this is a ploy to avoid higher taxation on diesel cars

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 11:54

Is Bangladesh facing the same problem? Experts and panelists from the two countries try to find out in a workshop

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 - 16:46
  • Doctors warn: We need to act fast to breathe easy
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