Centre for Science and Environment

Friday, April 29, 2011 - 19:27
  • India changes its position on endosulfan at the Stockholm Convention

  • It softens its stand and agrees that endosulfan is a health hazard.

  • It agrees to a ban on the pesticide.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 16:22
  • Car industry is trying to maintain a near status quo until 2015 and then improve marginally in 2020. Any laxity can seriously jeopardize energy security and climate mitigation plans

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 11:50

Decision will cut toxic risk from diesel cars and protect public health

Friday, March 18, 2011 - 17:05

Calls the decision “timely” and “significant” for protecting water bodies

  • Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) issues notification stopping work on cement factory being built in Bhavnagar.

  • Factory was being built over a water body used by farmers for irrigating their fields.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:50

A Briefing Note

Serious concern over worsening air quality and traffic congestion in Kolkata Ongoing action must gather momentum, says CSE

Monday, February 28, 2011 - 19:30
  • Finance minister loses courage to put fiscal breaks on SUVs and diesel cars

  • Budget fails to put forward any new proposal to strengthen bus transport

Friday, February 18, 2011 - 12:59

Keep the taxes on big cars effectively high and not give in to industry pressure. Link up taxes with the actual fuel use of the car to prevent fuel guzzling

Friday, February 11, 2011 - 14:32

Finds the industry growing unsustainably in West Bengal and other parts of India

Says over 40 per cent of sponge iron factories in West Bengal violate environmental norms 

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 14:06

Says auto industry misusing the study to derail tighter emissions standards and encourage polluting diesel cars

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