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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

28th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol, Kigali (Rwanda), October 12, 2016

Is quibbling over the 2020-22/ 2024-26 baseline for A5 parties worthwhile to achieve an ambitious HFC amendment?

An analysis and appeal by Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi

As we enter the last three days of negotiations in Kigali, we see a sense of accommodation and flexibility within parties. However, this positive environment is being sullied due to quibbling by the A2 parties about the proposed baseline years of the A5 parties.

CSE-hosted meeting in Jharkhand discusses how District Mineral Foundations (DMFs) can work towards social and environmental justice

  • For the first time, the right of people to benefit from natural resources has been recognised. DMFs have made it possible, say CSE experts

Mainstreaming Citywide Sanitation: Opportunities and Challenges for Excreta Management

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) organised a two day workshop on “Mainstreaming Citywide Sanitation: Opportunities and Challenges for Excreta Management” from April 4-5, 2016 in New Delhi. The objective of the workshop was to promote active exchange of experiences of national and international opportunities and challenges in excreta management.

Wheels are turning

Let’s share cars; take a bus or metro; cycle or walk

Early this month, I was in the Delhi High Court, where a battery of lawyers had filed separate petitions against the odd-even scheme of the Delhi government. This is a scheme to ration car usage so that in the critically polluted winter months only half the vehicles are on the road. Their arguments were that the scheme had led to enormous inconvenience and worse, daily pollution data showed no impact on air quality. Cars, they said, were not responsible for pollution. 

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