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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
CSE warns Delhi: Do not dismiss winter smog as an act of God
  • Delhi is used to winter smogs. But this year’s haze has been particularly severe because pollution levels in the city have gone up manifold – PM10 has increased by 47 per cent between 2000 and 2011, while nitrogen dioxide has gone up by 57 per cent

Air Quality Regulations|Delhi|Smogs|Press Release|Air Pollution
CSE welcomes Delhi High Court Judgment on Delhi BRT
  • Visionary judgment from the Delhi High Court upholds the principle of sustainable mobility

Bus Rapid Transit System (BRT)|High Court|Press Release|Air Pollution
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