Centre For Science And Environment

  • India will face more Jammu & Kashmir floods-like calamities in future, warn researchers September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: With over 6 lakh people still stranded in what is being called as the worst floods in over a century in Jammu and Kashmir, an analysis done by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has warned that India may face more such calamities in future. "India will be...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show July 6, 2014

    This week, a father's appeal to help find his missing son, a cj demands safe and environmental friendly disposal of municipal garbage in Srinagar, a construction worker picks up CJ mike to demand her rights, your pictures and much more. ...
  • Environmentalist Sunita Narain injured in accident October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Environmentalist Sunita Narain suffered critical injuries Sunday after a speeding car hit her from behind while she was riding a bicycle here, police said. Narain, 52, the director of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and resident of South Delhi's Green Park area, was heading towards Lodhi Garden area...
  • Extending power grid in Sundarbans risky: Experts March 2, 2012

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government's move to extend the national grid to the Sundarbans delta for electrifying villages has come in for criticism from environmentalists. "The land is soft and setting up large and heavy transmission poles may lead to greater erosion, and change the tidal patterns when installed in rivers...
  • US nails BP for oil spill, ignores Bhopal June 17, 2010

    New Delhi: Rising anger in the US got President Barack Obama to come out with a tough statement against British Petroleum (BP) for the oil spill. In a televised speech, Obama said that the British oil giant would me made liable for all damages. "Make no mistake. We will fight...
  • Toxic toys on sale, no brand safe: NGO study June 4, 2010

    New Delhi: Even branded plastic toys sold in India markets cause asthma, lung problems and reproductive problems in children due to high toxic levels, says a study conducted by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). In its latest study released on Friday, CSE's pollution monitoring laboratory found high levels of...
  • Bellary strikes gold in Beijing but it doesn’t shine August 13, 2008

    Bangalore: The biggest sporting spectacle in the world has already begun and guess who has already struck gold in games, it is the iron ore miners in Bellary. It is a city in Bellary district in Karnataka. Bellary seems to have a unique connection with Beijing Olympics games 2008. Their iron...
  • School in rural Punjab declared India's 'greenest' January 9, 2008

    Boormajra (Punjab): At a school in rural Punjab, actions speak louder than words, especially when it comes to the environment. Recently named the 'greenest' school in the country by the Centre for Science and Environment, the Government Senior Secondary School in Boormajra is a model of environmental conservation. A student of...
  • Killer Haze: Delhi choking this Diwali November 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Pollution levels in Delhi are zooming back to the pre-CNG days, according to startling data released by the Center for Science and Environment. While the respirable suspended particulate matter (small toxic particles released from exhaust fumes) was 143 mircogram per cubic metre in 2000, in 2005, this dropped...
  • Tata's small car is an environmentalist nightmare June 27, 2007

    New Delhi:It may be an Indian consumer's dream cheap cars for $2,500-$3,000 within reach of millions of a swelling middle class. But it could also prove to be a traffic and environmental disaster. Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA announced last week they were studying a $3,000 car to compete in...
  • SC takes cola's fizzical fitness test June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked cola companies Pepsi Co and Coca Cola to file their replies within six weeks on the N K Ganguly Committee report that concluded cola drinks contained pesticide residues. The Health Ministry on March 14 had submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court admitting...