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Rising air pollution levels in Maharashtra and Gujarat after a brief lull due to lockdowns – finds CSE analysis for western India

Bad-air days begin to build up in the cities of the western states during the end of December and persist till the end of January. Cities in the Mumbai Metropolitian…

CSE releases air pollution analysis of states in south India – Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have the worst air in the region

Review of data availability from the automated monitoring stations in the region under CAAQMS shows major data gaps. Data availability calculated as number of days with adequate PM2.5 data for…

CSE analysis shows pollution bouncing back in West Bengal, Bihar and Odisha after a short decline due to pandemic disruption

Winter pollution builds up in these states during end of December and early January; lasts longer in Siliguri, Durgapur, Patna and Muzaffarpur Cities need big cuts in annual average PM2.5…

CSE analysis points to early signs of rising air pollution and worsening of winter pollution in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

Major cities like Bhopal (38 days), Indore (36 days), Gwalior (72 days), Jabalpur (49 days) and Ujjain (30 days) have recorded over a month of poor or worse air quality…

Affordable housing – a lot more remains to be done, says CSE’s pilot assessment in Telangana

  When investments in affordable housing are expanding under Central and state government housing schemes, on-ground assessment of emerging building stock in states shows there is still considerable scope of reducing…

Winter smog: Not just a Delhi-NCR problem, says CSE

Diwali continues to be a mega pollution event: Despite the restrictions on bursting firecrackers, Diwali night still got extremely toxic (see the full analysis for details).

CSE and NITI Aayog release ‘Waste-wise cities’ compendium of best practices in municipal solid waste management

In material processing, the practices undertaken by Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Surat (Gujarat), Dhenkanal (Odisha) and Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) have been documented by the report, while Gangtok’s (Sikkim) plastic waste management initiatives…

CSE outlines agenda to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR) crisis

“It is clear that food systems and development are strongly linked. Food systems have to be sustainable. They should help maintain our health, livelihood of farmers and the health of…

WHAT HAPPENED IN CoP26 Glasgow Climate Pact’s fatal flaw: dismisses climate justice as a concept that is important only for “some”

She adds: “The Glasgow Climate Pact’s only achievement – if you can call it that – is that it acknowledges and reiterates the need for financial support for adaptation –…

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), releases the latest analysis of air quality data for Delhi-NCR, as winter season sets in

Says 2021 winter season starting with much cleaner threshold compared to the previous three years.