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Four years after Biomedical Waste Management Rules were notified in India, implementation has improved in certain areas but continues to remain iffy on key parameters. COVID-19 has brought the need for extremely careful handling of biomedical waste into renewed focus.

This factsheet offers a status update on the state of compliance with the December 2015 norms, with respect to particulate matter, sulphur dioxide, and oxides of nitrogen. Compliance with water and mercury norms has not been included in this assessment.

A recent study estimates that the world has produced about 8.3 billion metric tonnes of plastics between 1950 and 2015 — 80 per cent of this is plastic waste. A meagre 9 per cent of this waste has been recycled.

Organic and natural farming in India is still at a nascent stage. To scale it up and make it a mass movement, governments at the Centre and in states must take big steps. Mainstreaming organic and natural farming will address the ecological, economic and existential crisis in Indian agriculture.

Oversight Committee report in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order passed in Original Application No. 1038/2018 in Re: News item published in "The Asian Age" authored by Sanjay Kaw titled "CPCB to rank industrial units on pollution levels".

COVD-19 is an unprecedented opportunity to change the way we travel, make commuting choices, and create inclusive and healthy spaces for overall well being says this paper published by the Centre

In essence, the notion of benefit sharing is recognition of the natural rights of affected communities over mineral resources in their traditional and historical homelands. Communities have a right to benefit first—culturally, economically and politically. These rights can be seen from the prism of both immediate as well as long-term benefits.

CSE is ranked as the no 1 think tank on environment policy in the global south according to latest edition of the Global Go To Think Tank Index Report released by the University of Pennsylvania. The report ranks CSE among the top 16 environment think tanks globally.

Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding Association for Protection of Democratic Rights & Others Vs The State of West Bengal & Others dated 09/01/2020 regarding felling of 356 trees, of which some are heritage trees and as old as 80 years old for the construction of railway overbridges and expansion of NH-112, Jessore Road, Kolkata, West Bengal.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Action on findings of CSE on illegal sale of GM foods in the country, 10/12/2019.