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It is official. Diwali pollution has worsened this year

  • This year Diwali pollution is not only worse but also more toxic as maximum levels of several gases and particles have gone up from last year

Already worsening pollution levels will spike during Diwali due to firecrackers

Official forecast says pollution level during Diwali will hit severe levels as wind will drop. This leaves no room for poisonous fumes and toxins from crackers – Chinese or Indian.

CSE welcomes HFC phase-down amendment arrived at world climate talks in Rwanda

Says agreement sets strong framework to deal with global environmental issues based on principle of common but differentiated responsibilities

28th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol, Kigali (Rwanda), October 12, 2016

Is quibbling over the 2020-22/ 2024-26 baseline for A5 parties worthwhile to achieve an ambitious HFC amendment?

An analysis and appeal by Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi

As we enter the last three days of negotiations in Kigali, we see a sense of accommodation and flexibility within parties. However, this positive environment is being sullied due to quibbling by the A2 parties about the proposed baseline years of the A5 parties.

CSE-hosted meeting in Jharkhand discusses how District Mineral Foundations (DMFs) can work towards social and environmental justice

  • For the first time, the right of people to benefit from natural resources has been recognised. DMFs have made it possible, say CSE experts

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