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State Level Workshop on "Water conservation and wastewater recycle/ reuse in Rajasthan – Issues and Challenges" in Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jaipur, February 7, 2013: CSE organised a state level workshop on “Water conservation and wastewater recycle/ reuse in Rajasthan - Issues and Challenges” on February 7.

waste water treatment|Water Conservation|Water Management|Story
CSE PRESS NOTE: Who is the one not playing by the rules – India or the US?

US charges that India’s National Solar Mission is discriminating against foreign solar companies

National Solar Mission|World Trade Organization (WTO)|Renewable Energy|Press Release
Round Table conference on Funding Strategies for Bus Transport held on December 18, 2012 in Delhi

Buses provide the bulk of public transport services in many Indian cities. Its share in daily travel in bigger cities can be as high as 40-60 per cent. Cities are looking at bus transport reforms to reduce auto mobile dependence, congestion, and pollution. Cities like Delhi are setting such high targets as 80 per cent public transport share by 2020, but such a goal can be met only if bus transport is scaled up.

Buses|Public Transport and Mobility|Public Transport and Mobility|Story
Training Programme on Urban Rainwater Harvesting and Decentralised Wastewater Treatment and Reuse, Sri Lanka

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in collaboration with the Colombo based NGO, Lanka Rainwater Harvesting Forum (LRWHF) organised a four day training programme in Colombo on ‘Urban Rainwater Harvesting (URWH) and Decentralised Wastewater Treatment (DWWT) and Reuse’ for engineers, researchers and  practitioners from various organisations in Sri Lanka,  between December 11 to 14, 2012.

Decentralised Wastewater Treatment System|Sri Lanka|Decentralised Waste Water Treatment|Story
Latest finding listing air pollution as one of top 10 killers in the world shocking, says CSE

Latest Global Burden of Disease count ranks air pollution as a major killer. Deaths caused by outdoor air pollution has increased three-fold in 10 years

Air Pollution|Global Burden of Disease (GBD)|World Health Organization (WHO)|Press Release|Air Pollution
CoP18, Doha: An assessment A Gateway that leads nowhere

Sunita Narain on the Doha outcome

It was a nail-biting end that came in a no-ball game. For the past 20 years, the world has been haggling about who will cut greenhouse gas emissions and how much. In the same 20 years, the science of climate change has become more certain. The world is beginning to witness what the future will look like – more extreme events like the typhoon Bopha and the tropical storm Sandy are expected to cripple life and livelihoods across the world. In fact, as the leader of the Philippine delegation emotionally pointed out, the world is running out of time -- his ocean nation has seen 17 killer typhoons in the past year.

Doha climate talks|Doha CoP 18|Kyoto Protocol|Cop18/Doha|Story
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