Significant ozone built up in Delhi poses health risk: CSE

A significant ozone build up has been witnessed this summer in several areas of the national capital, including the one where Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal resides, increasing the public health risk, a green body warned Thursday.

CSE hails govt's stringent pollution norms for thermal plants

Welcoming the government's move to tighten pollution norms for coal-based thermal power plants, a green advocacy body Tuesday said the proposed new emission and water consumption standards will help bring down pollution in this sector.

Discoloration of the Taj Mahal: What to blame?
Discoloration of the Taj Mahal: What to blame?

Even as measures -- some of them knee-jerk -- are being taken to stop the majestic Taj Mahal from turning yellow, the exact causes for the monument's discoloration are yet to be ascertained, a recent analysis shows.

Bengaluru lake foaming shows urban wetlands under threat: CSE

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on Sunday said that recent phenomenon of foaming of lake Varthur in east Bengaluru shows that the wetlands in the city as well as urban India are under a serious threat.

India to become fourth largest consumer of antibiotic-laced chicken by 2030: Study

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: All you chicken lovers, this news is for you! When you gorge on the sumptuous butter chicken or chicken tandoori, did you know that you are consuming a whole lot of antibiotics along with it?

Antibiotics in chicken: How safe is the meat you consume?

How safe is the chicken that you consume? According to a new study,American researchers predict that by 2030 Indians will be consuming 4,743 tonnes of chicken reared on strong doses of antibiotics. .

'627,000 die every year of particulate air pollution'
'627,000 die every year of particulate air pollution'

Over 627,000 people die prematurely and 18 million healthy life years are lost every year due to particulate air pollution -- the microscopic solid and liquid matter suspended in the Earth`s atmosphere, an environmentalist said here on Wednesday.

Canada monitoring citizens` emails to government: Media

Canada`s electronic eavesdropping agency has amassed a huge trove of emails sent to the government, as part of its cybersecurity mandate, according to a leaked secret document Wednesday.

Unacceptable levels of pollution in Delhi: Study

You must be breathing "unacceptable levels" of toxic air in Delhi as the national capital city is literally gasping because of skyrocketing levels of air pollution, according to a new data.

Govt to ask Delhi to prepare master plan to check pollution
Govt to ask Delhi to prepare master plan to check pollution

Many recent studies have earned Delhi the tag of being one of the most polluted cities in the world.

'Lima held no hope for an India facing extreme weather patterns'

The recently-concluded climate change talks in Lima failed to catalyze any optimism for the next round at Paris 2015, signalling little hope for India that is already reeling under extreme weather patterns, experts said.

Lima draft deal would lead to weaker agreement in Paris: CSE

India has not gained or lost anything in the short term from climate talks here, but will lose in the longer term as the draft deal reached would lead to a much weaker agreement in Paris, triggering increase in extreme weather that will affect billions of poor people globally, a leading Indian advocacy group said.

No closure, no justice for Bhopal victims: CSE

Thirty years after the Bhopal gas tragedy, there has been no closure, justice still evades the victims while the disaster remains a continuing tragedy, environmental activist Sunita Narain said Monday.

CSE lauds measures to check pollution in Delhi

 The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has applauded the measures ordered by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to check the rising level of air pollution in Delhi.

US-China climate deal: CSE seeks to blame Ramesh

Lambasting the US-China climate deal, an advocacy group Wednesday said the two biggest polluters signing such a pact was the result of a "disastrous formula" agreed by India in two key UN climate conferences when Jairam Ramesh was the Environment Minister.

More extreme weather events in the coming years: CSE

The number of extreme climate events has risen tremendously over the past 100 years and will increase due to climate change, the Centre for Science and Environment said Thursday.

'Unprecedented rains, unplanned urbanisation behind JK floods'

Unprecedented rainfall, unplanned urbanisation and lack of preparedness are the basic reasons behind the floods which have devastated Jammu and Kashmir, a Delhi-based environment research and advocacy organisation Wednesday said.

Poultry industry misleading people: CSE

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Thursday rubbished claims made by the poultry industry that antibiotic residues found in Indian chicken were lower than the EU standard and accused it of "misleading" the people.

Budget has many nice words, some money but no direction: CSE

An environment think tank today said although the union budget had "many nice words and some money" but it failed to show any direction for "real change."

Ozone peaked to dangerous levels in Delhi: Study

Even as residents in Delhi continue to battle the soaring temperature this summer, the Ozone has also peaked to dangerous levels in the national capital.