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Green rupee in a mess

The rupee has crashed, growth is down and there is panic that the India story may be over or, at least, seriously dented. For most commentators, the underlying reason for the decline is green regulations. They think environmentalists are squarely to blame.

Benefit Sharing|Central Empowered Committee (CEC)|Down to earth|Economy|Environment|Environmentalists|Goa|India|Iron And Steel Industry|Mineral-Based Industry|Mining|Ministry Of Environment And Forests (MOEF)|Orissa|Sunita Narain|Supreme Court|Blogs
Regional Workshop on ‘Energy and Resource Efficiency in Urban Water Management’ in Puducherry on August 12, 2013

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) organized a one day regional workshop on ‘Energy and Resource Efficiency in Urban Water Management’ on August 12, 2013 at the Hotel Ananda Inn, Puducherry. This workshop is part series of workshops being organised in different parts of India by CSE to assist the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. For further details of the earlier state / regional workshops at Jaipur,

CSE Workshop|CCBP NURM|Story
Bhubaneshwar City Dialogue on Clean Air and Sustainable Mobility: An Agenda for Action

The collaborative workshop on Clean air and Sustainable Mobility: An agenda for action in Bhubaneswar was a joint initiative of the Bhubaneswar Development Authority and the New Delhi based Centre for Science and Environment. The city dialogue, held on August 20, 2013 in Mayfair Hotel Bhubaneswar and was attended by nearly 110 participants.

CSE training programme|Public Transport and Mobility|Story
Scaling up renewable energy mini-grids for rural electrification

India is struggling with the problem of providing access to energy services even after 66 years of Independence. According to the census of 2011, more than 77 million households still use kerosene for lighting. In rural India, more than 44 per cent of the households lack basic access to electricity. Even those villages that have been provided with grid power receive less than 6 hours supply in most cases.

CSE training programme|Renewable Energy|Story
Chennai City Dialogue on Clean Air and Sustainable Mobility: An Agenda for Action

The collaborative workshop on Air quality and transportation challenge: An agenda for action in Chennai was a joint initiative of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) and the New Delhi based Centre for Science and Environment. The city dialogue held on August 6, 2013 in Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Auditorium, Chennai and was attended by nearly 160 participants including most of them from auto industries.

Central Pollution Control Board|City in-Depth|Story
Media Briefing Workshop: Environmental remediation in and around the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal

CSE presents action plan, prepared in consultation with experts from across the country, to clean the site

Food Safety and Toxins|Media Resource Centre|Story
CSE Workshop Series on Transport and Climate

CSE organised a two-day Workshop series on the theme of 'Transport and Climate' on July 24 - 25, 2013 at Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. India and the Asian region are experiencing rapid motorization. Not only our cities face health threatening pollution, they are also in the grip of severe oil guzzling in the transportation sector which is worsening climate and energy security risk.

CSE Workshop|Climate and Transport|Story
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

Air Pollutions|Smogs|Press Release|Air Pollution
Mass transport to mass politics: lessons from Brazil

Behind those placid faces at bus stands, or harried steps towards the Metro rail, or even the smug arrogant faces behind the car wheels, the ubiquitous Indian commuters are getting restive

brazil protests|bus fare hike|India|são paulo|Blogs
Regional Workshop on ‘Energy and Resource Efficiency in Urban Water Management’ in Kolkata, West Bengal on June 20, 2013

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) organized a one day regional workshop on ‘Energy and Resource Efficiency in Urban Water Management’ on June 20, 2013 at the Mahanayak Manch, Unnayan Bhawan, Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA), Kolkata, West Bengal. This workshop is part series of workshops being organised in different parts of India by CSE to assist the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.

CSE Workshop|Urban Water|Story
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