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Gurgaon is growing, but for how long?

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

Excreta Matters|Water Management|Water Sewage|Excreta Matters|Press Release
Watch out for what you eat. It could be killing you slowly and sweetly: says new CSE junk food and nutrition study
  • 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
CSE Lab Study|Health Diseases|Junk Food|Junk Food|Press Release
Green - Building Rating: Overrated

Green Rating of Buildings Taking Roots

The idea of green rating of buildings has taken roots in India.

Sustainable Buliding|Story|Sustainable Building
CSE workshop: 'Our Right of Way: Walk and Cycle'

CSE’s clean air and urban mobility team organized a workshop ‘Our Right of Way: Walk and Cycle’ in New Delhi on March 22, 2012. This discussion forum included participants from all the key organsiations, stakeholders, civil society representatives, policy makers bicycle industries, cycle clubs and regulators. All witnessed the different source of knowledge at one go from different stakeholders.

Public Transport and Mobility|Public Transport and Mobility|Story
One third of Delhi walks to work, but are our roads designed for safe walking and cycling? Latest CSE survey findings say no
  • 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.

Cycles|Public Transport|Public Transport and Mobility|Urban Transport|Vehicles|Public Transport and Mobility|Press Release
Budget 2012 is a mixed bag, says CSE

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

Budget 2012|Cars|Diesel|Toxic Emissions|Media Resource Centre|Press Release
Training Programme on Decentralised Wastewater Treatment & Reuse in Bangladesh: March 3-6, 2012

CSE under its South Asia Programme organized the second batch of training programme on ‘Decentralised Wastewater Treatment and Reuse’ from 3-6 March, 2012 in partnership with Water Aid Bangladesh.

CSE Workshop|Decentralised Waste Water Treatment|Decentralised Waste Water Treatment|Story
Two-day NGOs’ conclave ends with a charter of demands

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

Anil Agarwal Dialogue on Green Clearances|Public Hearings|Media Resource Centre|Press Release
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