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POLICY BRIEF: Shutting Old Capacity: The 34 GW Question


Discusses the environmental, economic and technical parameters that can be used to identify power plant units which have exceeded their design life for retirement

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Discusses the environmental, economic and technical parameters that can be used to identify power plant units which have exceeded their design life for retirement

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Regional Conclave cum Workshop on Excreta Management

Mainstreaming SFD and Decentralized Wastewater Treatment in Urban Sanitation Programming

Date: June 28-29, 2016

Venue: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

With increasing urban population, the sanitation crisis is growing. Even if the access to toilet has improved, the fate of the excreta generated is unclear. The conventional ways of collecting and treating/disposing waste water have failed to provide lasting solution to the water crisis we face today. 

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Date: June 28-29, 2016

Workshop to discuss roadmap for cleaner clay fired brick production

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in collaboration with Greentech Knowledge Solution Private Ltd. (GKSPL) organized a workshop on ‘Roadmap for Cleaner Clay-Fired Brick Production in India’ on 8th June at New Delhi.

The objective of the workshop was to discuss the technological and regulatory road map which needs to be developed to overcome the problems in transforming the brick sector of the country. What needs to be done and how it can be achieved?

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Round table on Mainstreaming Septage (faecal waste) Management- Opportunities and Challenges in India

Existing status of septage management in Indian cities can be ranked to very poor to poor, due to lack of proper guidelines, awareness amongst stakeholders, and lack of knowledge skill and attitude of city managers. Taking this grave situation into account,  Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has made efforts to mainstream septage management in India since. In 2012, CSE published the 7th report- India’s first and most comprehensive survey of water and sewage management in a two volume set publication- “Excreta Matters”.

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Roundtable- Mainstreaming Water Sensitive Urban Design and Planning- Challenges and Opportunities in Sustainable Development

India has witnessed a rapid increase in urban population (with expected growth rate of 2.54% population per annum) during the past few decades. Today all cities and towns are exerting pressure on water resources leading to increasing water demand and supply gap.Furthermore, this increasing urbanization in India is resulting in a heavy clamor of “built-up area” which includes residential, commercial and retail spaces.

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