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World’s two biggest polluters – the US and China – sign a deal on cutting greenhouse gas emissions

Centre for Science and Environment calls it a self-serving and a business-as-usual deal 

Says the deal will take the world towards a catastrophic 3°C and beyond temperature increase pathway

CSE welcomes launch of the national air quality index by the Union environment minister

  • After a long wait, the Union ministry of environment and forests has released the first ever draft proposal on air quality index (AQI) and health alert for public comments 

MEDIA BRIEFING: Controlling air pollution through fiscal measures (taxes and pricing)

Has diesel pricing deregulation helped address toxic risk from diesel vehicles?’

Jacaranda 2, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

November 28, 2014

10 AM-6.00 PM

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) invites you to a day-long briefing on whether diesel price deregulation has helped bring down the pollution caused by diesel vehicles.

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Date: November 28, 2014

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Orientation Programme on Urban Transportation Reforms for Liveable Cities

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is organising a three-day orientation programme, ’Urban Transportation Reforms for Liveable Cities,’ in New Delhi from June 25 – 27, 2014 for government officials from different cities of India. The objective of this forum is to promote good regulatory practices in air quality and mobility management. Many Indian cities have already begun to develop action plans in response to the national air quality management policies and urban transport policies to achieve clean air and sustainable mobility.

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Date: June 25 – 27, 2014

An Environmental Agenda for the New Government

The NDA government must have a proactive and positive environment agenda. It must strengthen environmental oversight and not weaken regulations. 

Stakeholder Dialogue on Improving Environmentally Sustainable Transport in Sri Lanka

Centre for Science and Environment organised a Stakeholder Dialogue on Improving Environmentally Sustainable Transport in Sri Lanka on December 10 in Colombo in collaboration with Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy, Sri Lanka. This dialogue is part of our initiative to build a forum for city dialogue on air quality and sustainable mobility.

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 Date: December 10, 2013

Good News & Bad News: Clearing the Air in Indian Cities

Currently only 10-15 per cent of India — even in its richest cities — commutes by car. But private cars take up over 90 per cent of the existing road space. And remember, this is when only a small minority drives. How will we make space for the rest to drive — space on the road for the car to move and space in the air for us to breath? This is the reason for this book. Without a mobility transformation, Indian cities can never win the war on foul air and toxins emitted by vehicles.

Price: Rs 750.00 $ 50.00

Authors: Anumita Roychowdhury

Pages: 262 Pages

Order now!

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Stakeholder and media briefing workshop on Clean Air and Sustainable Mobility

Organised by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi in association with Uttar Pradesh State Pollution Control Board

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Organised by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi in association with Uttar Pradesh State Pollution Control Board

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