Centre for Science and Environment


Friday, January 23, 2015 - 15:19
  • India’s forest laws are colonial that have alienated communities from their land and resources. Under the current Forest Rights Act of 2006, the government allows gram sabhas to manage and protect forests. However, community rights have been recognised only over 2.5 million hectare (ha) of forests while Forest Survey of India report has identified 31 million ha of forests within revenue villages
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 15:38

Says ministry is trying to protect vehicles and the automobile industry from strong action

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 15:01
  • Gurgaon, planned as a counter magnet to decongest Delhi, is in grip of deadly pollution and congestion. This has emerged from the collaborative workshop of the Artemis Hospital and Centre for Science and Environment Our City, We Care: Action for Cleaner Air, held in Gurgaon today. 

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 21:24

2014 globally the hottest year ever. In India, 2001-10 was the warmest decade on record – says the book

Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 18:54

Centre for Science and Environment says the conference’s decisions will not result in a climate deal in 2015 

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 12:58

Monitors real-time individual exposure of people. Finds exposure levels much higher than ambient exposure levels measured by the government’s regulatory agencies

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 17:11

The environment minister has said that India will not support ex-ante review of the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 05:10
  • 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
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 12:55
  • New analysis from CSE shows even after diesel price deregulation wide tax differential remains. This can continue to fan dieselisation if additional steps are not taken to disincentivise dirty diesel 
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 18:36
  • Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) welcomes the 14-point action agenda directed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to clean up the air of Delhi. Appeals for more stringent measures to bring down the severe peak pollution levels in Delhi 
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