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CSE marks 30 years of Bhopal, organises Public Meeting, releases new book
  • Bhopal 2.0 requires government to clean the toxic waste lying in the factory and fix liability. The lesson is that post-Bhopal, India has laws for hazardous waste management and industrial disasters, but no compliance. Which is why we have scores of mini-Bhopals every year
Bhopal|Bhopal Gas Disaster|Bhopal Gas Tragedy|Food and Toxins|Press Release|Food safety and toxins
Mumbai dialogue on green architecture

"Building sense: Beyond the green façade of sustainable habitat"

Building sense|Story|Sustainable Building
The myth of green building

There is no question that India and other parts of the still-under-construction world must build green. The building sector is a major contributor to climate change and local environmental destruction because of construction materials used; energy expended for lighting, heating and cooling; and water consumption and waste discharge. This is the threat. There is an opportunity as well.

Building Materials|Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)|Down to earth|Editor's Page|Electricity|Energy Efficiency|Green Buildings|Habitat And Urbanisation|India|Print edition|Sunita Narain|Traditional Knowledge|Blogs
Strengthening Environmental Governance

Regional Roundtable Consultation

Patiala, Punjab:  September 13, 2014

Regional Roundtable Consultation|Regulators Programme|Story
Building sense : Beyond the green facade of sustainable habitat

India is in a frenzy of construction. Buildings, townships and housing complexes are coming up at break-neck speed – and we’re still not there yet: a staggering two thirds of the buildings that will stand in India in 2030 are yet to be built!

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