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CSE asks Delhi govt to issue health alerts as city faces worst smog in 17 years

CSE asks Delhi govt to issue health alerts as city faces worst smog in 17 years

According to the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the national capital is facing the worst smog in 17 years.

'Clean cities' Alappuzha, Panaji, Mysuru show the way in urban solid waste management

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday conferred the Clean City awards on Alappuzha, Panaji and Mysuru at a function here.

After cancer scare, bread makers not to use potassium bromate, iodate; CSE welcomes decision

 Leading bread makers on Thursday said that they will give up the use of potassium bromate and potassium iodate in wake of a Centre for Science and Environment study flagging their harmful effects on health, including causing cancer. The CSE welcomed the decision.

FSSAI probing 'cancer-causing bread' issue, may ban harmful food additives

The regulator has also recommended removal of potassium bromate from the list of permissible food additives to the Health Ministry following the CSE report.

Is the bread you are buying increasing your risk of cancer? - Part II

Watch this special segment and get to know about, How bread can cause cancer?
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Is the bread you are buying increasing your risk of cancer?

Watch this special segment and get to know about, How bread can cause cancer?
To know more watch this full video here.

Cancer-causing chemicals found in bread samples, says CSE; Health Ministry orders probe

Cancer-causing chemicals found in bread samples, says CSE; Health Ministry orders probe

Bread samples of virtually all top brands in Delhi contained cancer-causing chemicals, a study released on Monday said.

FSSAI to remove potassium bromate from food additives list

CSE has also urged food regulator FSSAI to ban the use of potassium bromate and potassium iodate with immediate effect and prevent their routine exposure to Indian population.

Potassium bromate, potassium iodate in bread: This is how they can affect your health!

Evidence about the health effects of potassium bromate and potassium iodate are mounting.

Diesel emissions cause huge damage to human physiology, say experts

As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), diesel emission is considered as a Class One carcinogenic and diesel emission coated with dust creates huge damage to human physiology.

Auto Expo hard-sell diesel cars, disregard health risk: CSE

Auto Expo hard-sell diesel cars, disregard health risk: CSE

Environmental advocacy group CSE Wednesday said the just-concluded Auto Expo showed that the car industry is "hard-selling diesel car models to add to the scary trend in toxic pollution exposure and lung cancer risk".

Kolkata air toxic, warns study

Kolkata air toxic, warns study

CSE has analysed the data from the official ambient monitoring reported by the Central Pollution Control Board and West Bengal State Pollution Control Board.

Direct emission from cars down by 30-40 percent during odd-even days: CSE

Direct emission from cars down by 30-40 percent during odd-even days: CSE

The fortnight-long odd-even campaign aimed at battling air pollution in Delhi which ended on Friday night brought down direct emissions of pollutants from cars by 30 to 40 percent, says leading environmental NGO CSE.

Paris climate deal is weak, unambitious, says CSE

"The draft Paris agreement continues to be weak and unambitious as it does not include any meaningful targets for developed countries to reduce their emissions," said Sunita Narain, director general of CSE, in a statement.

Spurt in number of people suffering from respiratory problems

With the level of pollutants and particulate matter in the air going up, hospitals in the city have witnessed a spurt in the number of people suffering from respiratory ailments, asthma and bronchitis.

CSE hails Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's formula to check pollution

CSE said it welcomed the firm decision of the Delhi government to cut down traffic volume.

India to ban old trucks as cities choke on dirty air

India to ban old trucks as cities choke on dirty air

The World Health Organization said last year that India had 13 of the 20 most polluted cities on the planet, including the worst offender, New Delhi.

India has set ground rules for Paris climate negotiations: CSE

CSE wants a stable and effective deal and hopes that the provision of fair allocation of carbon space finds clear articulation in the Paris agreement.

Diwali pushes up air, noise pollution levels rise in Delhi

Air quality in the national capital oscillated between "severe" and "very poor" levels with pollutants rising exponentially and noise pollution peaking owing to incessant fireworks and bursting of crackers on Diwali night.

US consumption level unsustainable: CSE

CSE said if the US did not make serious changes to its "conspicuous consumption", climate change mitigation efforts would not be as successful as the US needed to lead the way.