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CSE’s green rating findings initiates dialogue on pollution from thermal power plants in the parliament

On March 12, 2015, Shri Ritabrata Banerjee, MP Rajya Sabha asked the environment minister if the thermal power sector is the “worst polluting one” and what measures have been taken by the government to curb the pollution caused by them. 

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Policy Brief: The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Ordinance, 2015

Promoting short-term growth over long-term sustainability of the mining sector

❑ Will not lead to any significant improvement in mining governance

❑ Will restrict investment, innovation and best practices

❑ Will lead to reckless mining and poor environmental practices

❑ Will exacerbate conflicts and alienate local communities further

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Capturing Rainwater

A way to augment Chandigarh’s water resources

CSE has submitted a report on city wide rainwater harvesting for Chandigarh as a part of its work as Centre Of Excellence under the Ministry of Urban Development. Chandigarh does not have any surface water source and there is a steep decline in the groundwater levels in the city. The city has very few options for sourcing water, recharging the confined aquifers from where water is being tapped becomes a necessity. Every summer, newspaper reports quote residents residing on the second and third floors in the southern sectors of the city complaining about the shortage of drinking water.

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Churning Still Water - Briefing Paper on Urban Waterbodies

Urban waterbodies play an important role in flood control, groundwater recharge and water supply to help cities adapt to climate change effects.

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Starting from the 4th of march, every Wednesday @9 am on #GoodMorningDelhi, CSE and Radio one have come together to inform, involve and engage Delhi on the issues of our environment, health and safety.

Together you, Radio one and we can make a difference.

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