Air quality standards in Jaipur are one of the worst in the world. While there are many reasons for air pollution in the city, this report identifies prominent industrial hotspots and the major industrial sectors in Jaipur district that are responsible for a majority of this pollution.
CSE in its independent study, surveyed seven districts of Delhi-NCR to assess the sources of industrial air pollution and identify the hotspots. The study revealed that diesel generators have a significant contribution to the air pollution in the studied regions.
The world is facing an existential threat. But it is also clear that without equity, ambition is not possible. The ongoing CoP25 must not duck this question any further says Centre for Science and Environment in its new position paper "COP 25: What the world must do"
Solar-powered irrigation is being aggressively promoted by the government as an affordable and sustainable solution for agriculture as well as the rising burden of electricity subsidy. But will solar pumps become a win-win situation for all stakeholders?
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 (State of Tripura) dated 07/05/2019 regarding status of compliance of orders of this Tribunal on the subject of solid waste management and allied issues.
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) says the new proposal of the Ministry of Power to fix the starting temperature of room air conditioners (RAC) at 24 degree C is a step in the right direction, as the current popular practice of fixing the starting temperature or switch ON temperature at 18-20 degree C increases electricity guzzling. Comfort targets can be met at a higher temperature setting and at lower electricity consumption.