The enduring image of a city is a busy population always on the move.

Around 70 per cent of Tanzania’s population lives in rural areas. Hence, sanitation challenges in the country are mainly driven by the state of sanitation in its rural areas. Only 24 per cent of rural Tanzania has access to basic sanitation facilities.

This report reveals the current status of compliance of India's coal-power fleet with respect to implementation of 2015 water norms. It highlights how the water-guzzling coal-power industry is ignoring water regulations with high non-compliance observed in the sector even after six years since the norms were introduced.

In 2020, the fifth year since the adoption of the Paris Agreement, the 191 countries that ratified the Agreement were required to submit their second Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC).

Greenhouse gas emissions from transport in India, though not significant in comparison to G20 countries, are growing at an extremely high rate. The sector needs an integrated plan for electrification and modal shift to effectively manage GHG emissions.

India is not only on track to meet its Nationally Determined Commitment (to reduce the emission intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030) but may even exceed the commitment and achieve a reduction of 39–40 per cent if the current rate of annual decline is extrapolated by a moderate 1 per cent.

The idea of a green campus movement is deceptively simple. Creating a green educational campus not only makes a tangible environmental difference, it also educates those who are directly involved—the staff and students on the campus—as well as others by creating living examples that can be replicated.

India implemented an automated pollution monitoring system in the last decade in order to improve compliance and enforcement of pollution norms in industries. This move triggered most industries to install continuous emission monitoring systems.

The report presents key take-aways from the deliberations held at the Africa-Asia Virtual Workshop on Containing the Silent Pandemic, organized by the Centre for Science and Environment in March 2021.

CSE has prepared an Inspection and Audit manual for Ghana in collaboration with Environment Protection Agency (EPA). The objective of the manual is to establish a systematic approach for carrying out inspection and audits while maintaining transparency of operations within EPA.