Note on dieselization of cars and action plan: a brief summary of Supreme Court directives on toxicity of diesel and growing scientific evidence on health impacts of this fuel.

CSE has strongly rebutted the Union ministry of finance's claim that green clearances are leading to inordinate delays in infrastructure projects and has also rejected the proposal to set up a National Investment Board (NIB), which will dismantle the regulatory systems for green clearances.

The Centre for Science and Environment(CSE) welcomes the judgment from the division bench of Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice Manmohan Singh of Delhi Court today in the public interest litigation on Delhi bus rapid transit (BRT) system.

A study by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a New Delhi-based research and advocacy body, has found high levels of mercury in the environment as well as bodies of local people in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh’s second largest district.

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is organising a three-day orientation programme at New Delhi from September 25 – 27, 2012 for policy makers from different cities of India and South Asia.

CSE in collaboration with Chittagong City Corporation (CCC), Chittagong, Bangladesh organised a briefing workshop on “New Paradigms of Urban Wastewater Treatment – Challenges and Options” at Chittagong, Bangladesh on September 24, 2012.

Training programme on Sustainable Water Management was organised by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in collaboration with the Water Aid in Bangladesh (WAB). The programme was held between September 23-27, 2012.

Urban Bangladesh faces a huge water crisis. Groundwater tables are falling rapidly, centuries-old urban water bodies have disappeared or severely polluted and urban floods are a regular occurrence in the rainy season in many cities. In addition to water scarcity, water quality of major rivers and canals is under threat.

The United States Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and the US Exim Bank have evaded any response to the central contention of the recent release from Centre for Science and Environment (

Read this CSE Press Release on the utilization of climate finance by United States to kill the Indian solar panel industry. Says that currently, 80 per cent of the Indian manufacturing capacity is in a state of forced closure and debt restructuring with no orders coming to them, while the US manufacturers are getting orders from Indian solar power developers.