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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.

Air Pollution Accountability App launched by EPCA

‘Hawa Badlo’ allows people in NCR to report on incidences of air pollution such as garbage burning and sends these to officials who will then take action. This is in compliance with directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court on air pollution control 

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

Biggest challenge to Swachh Bharat Mission’s success is lack of data-led behavioural change

  • No one solution to address sanitation challenge in India, but behavioural change based on empirical data is the key, says National Consultation on Sustainable Rural Sanitation organised by CSE


Explosive analysis by new Hindi magazine says government far from meeting its sanitation target


Open till Friday, September 23, 2016

Venue: The Foyer, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

Celebrating ‘vrishti’ (rains)… …and 25 years of India’s leading environment fortnightly

In a rare coming together to mark 25 years of Down To Earth magazine, Manganiar folk musicians from western Rajasthan chime in with India’s top monsoon scientist and Sunita Narain to talk about rains 

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