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Anil Agarwal Dialogue 2015: Poor in climate change: How the co-benefit agenda of short-lived climate pollutants can work for or against people and the Planet

Venue: Jacaranda and Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

Date: March 11 – 12, 2015

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Date: March 11 – 12, 2015

CSE presents agenda for action to fight air pollution and protect the health of ‘Aam Aadmi’

  • CSE releases stunning data from its monitoring of pollution exposure of the aam admi, the common citizens of Delhi while travelling by mass modes -- buses, autos, metro and walk. They breathe unacceptable levels of toxic air  

Press Conference Invite: How should Delhi control its galloping air pollution and mobility problems?

How should Delhi control its galloping air pollution and mobility problems? 

CSE presents a roadmap for the new government

Friday, February 20, 2015

CSE Office, Core 6A, Fourth Floor, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

2.00 PM

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Date: February 20, 2015

Concern over poor air quality and traffic congestion in Gurgaon: action must gather momentum to protect public health

  • Gurgaon, planned as a counter magnet to decongest Delhi, is in grip of deadly pollution and congestion. This has emerged from the collaborative workshop of the Artemis Hospital and Centre for Science and Environment Our City, We Care: Action for Cleaner Air, held in Gurgaon today. 

Gurgaon city dialogue on Action for Clean Air in Gurgaon: Our City. We Care

The collaborative workshop on Action for Clean Air in Gurgaon: Our City. We Care was a joint initiative of the Artemis Hospital, gurgaon and the New Delhi based Centre for Science and Environment. The city dialogue held on December 23, 2014 in Main Auditorium of Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon, and was attended by nearly 50 participants.

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Date: December 23, 2014

Centre for Science and Environment releases stunning data on the daily dose of polluted air that people breathe in Delhi

Monitors real-time individual exposure of people. Finds exposure levels much higher than ambient exposure levels measured by the government’s regulatory agencies

Tax the bad and fund the good to cut toxic risk from diesel vehicles

  • New analysis from CSE shows even after diesel price deregulation wide tax differential remains. This can continue to fan dieselisation if additional steps are not taken to disincentivise dirty diesel 

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 

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