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Better city-wide sanitation required to improve river water quality, says environmental body

New Delhi/IBNS: While many have been pointing out the improvement in the air quality of cities during the pandemic induced lockdown, the water quality of the rivers have not shown any noticeable improvement, according to the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).

CSE helps launch sanitation pocket book and campaign on faecal sludge management

New Delhi/IBNS: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and the National Mission for Clean Ganga have joined hands to support one of the key communities of onsite workers who are fighting to contain the COVID-19 pandemic – sanitation workers in cities.

CSE receives 2018 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development

New Delhi/IBN: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the New Delhi (India)-based independent research and advocacy think tank, has been awarded the prestigious Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for the year 2018. 

CSE releases new analysis on ‘State of the Renewable Energy Sector in India’

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IBNS): India is surging ahead in the area of renewable energy. Renewable capacity has reached 73 gigawatt (GW), which is 20 per cent of the country’s total energy capacity. Generation has increased, and solar energy has made tremendous strides. But does this mean the country is well on its way to meet its ambitious 175-GW renewable capacity target by 2022?

CSE welcomes Kerala’s Action Plan to contain antimicrobial resistance

New Delhi, Oct 26 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the Kerala Antimicrobial Resistance Strategic Action Plan (KARSAP), which was released by Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, at a state-level consultation held in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.

India: Centre for Science and Environment study finds the growth in sale of unapproved GM foods

New Delhi, July 28 (IBNS): Indian consumers are facing a looming threat as unapproved genetically modified (GM) foods fill up racks in markets, a new research suggested.

Centre for Science and Environment urges global intervention to stop unregulated dumping of used vehicles in Africa and South Asia

New Delhi, July 23 (IBNS): Delhi-based think tank Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), in a new global study -‘Clunkered: Combating Dumping of Used Vehicles - A roadmap for Africa and South Asia’, has lifted the lid on the dark underbelly of a large-scale global trade in old and used vehicles from high income to low and middle income countries of Africa and South Asia.

CSE wants FSSAI to ensure a robust labelling framework in India

New Delhi, Jun 14 (IBNS): The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a non-government organisation, has called for making the Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Regulations, 2018 more effective and stringent.

CSE releases CEMS guidance manual to monitor industrial air pollution

New Delhi, Sept 26 (IBNS): In its effort to monitor, and thereby regulate, industrial air pollution, Centre for Science and Environment, a New-Delhi based environment research and advocacy body, in collaboration with International Labmate Limited-UK, Source Testing Association-UK, IEA-Clean Coal Centre- UK and FICCI, has organised a three-day conference and exhibition on effectively monitoring industrial emissions in India.

Trump’s decision deals death blow to Paris Agreement, says CSE

New Delhi, Jun 2 (IBNS): With the US President’s latest assault on the global fight against climate change, meeting the objectives of the Paris Agreement will become an uphill task, an official CSE release stated.

Trump’s decision deals death blow to Paris Agreement, feels CSE

New Delhi, June 2 (IBNS): With the US president Donald Trump’s latest assault on the global fight against climate change, meeting the objectives of the Paris Agreement will become an uphill task, feels Centre for Science and Environment.

CSE says Bihar town gets encouraging results on solid waste management

New Delhi, May 7 (IBNS): In the latest ‘Swachh Survekshan’ ranking issued by the Ministry of Urban Development, Muzaffarpur in Bihar got an overall score of 782 out of 2000 and secured points for putting in place a systems of solid waste management based on household level segregation, collection and recycling.

CSE welcomes Supreme Court judgement on sale of Bharat Stage III vehicles

New Delhi, Mar 29 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed Wednesday’s judgment of the Supreme Court bench comprising Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta, directing the automobile industry to stop the sale of Bharat Stage III (BS-III) vehicles from Apr 1, 2017 anywhere in India.

Government plans on electric vehicles are non-starters: CSE

New Delhi, Mar 3 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) released an analysis here on Friday which shows that the FAME programme (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicle) of the Government of India to promote electro-mobility in the country has only ended up hard-selling mostly mild diesel hybrid cars.

Septage management needed to fulfil Clean Ganga Mission, building toilets not the answer

Luciknow, Feb 14 (IBNS): Simly building toilets will not improve sanitation in the Ganga basin pointed out experts from Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) at a recent media briefing organised on the theme ‘Challenges and concerns of septage management in the National Mission for Clean Ganga’.