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IPCC report sounds dire warning, no time to lose – CSE’s Sunita Narain

Sunita Narain

The latest IPCC report confirms that the world can no longer lose time in prevarication or in finding new excuses not to act, including empty promises of net zero by 2050. Director general, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), Sunita Narain, in this treatise, attempts an appraisal of the report’s findings Sunita Narain, director general, Centre for Science and Environment ...

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50% of India’s freshwater-based coal-fired power plants fail to meet standards, says report

Coal-Fired-Power-Plant

India’s coal-fired power plants have been rampantly flouting the country’s 2015 water consumption norms, says a new survey report released recently by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). A coal-fired power plant “Water Inefficient Power”, as the report is titled, says that even after six years since the water consumption norms came into force, the water-guzzling coal power industry is ...

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Study ranks West Bengal as India’s top buyer of ‘dirty’ coal power

Fossil fuel pollution

A new state-wise assessment of coal power procurement, done by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), has found West Bengal to be number one state in buying the dirtiest coal power in India. Fossil fuel pollution from a coal power station According to the study, most of the stations supplying electricity to the state have not taken adequate measures ...

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World Environment Day: CSE unveils eight-point charter for blue skies, clean lungs

New Delhi pollution

During the pandemic-induced lockdown period, PM 2.5 levels across six major Indian cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru – dropped a phenomenal 45-88 per cent. The drop in Delhi-NCR was of about 66-79 per cent. New Delhi is ranked as among the most polluted cities in the world However, with the nation opening up in lockdown 4, ...

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