Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is perhaps the only agency in the country which argues that environmental and social issues are closely linked to one of the biggest bugbears that is plaguing Indian banks today Â– NPAs, or non-performing assets.
The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has called for installation of solar rooftops to be made mandatory for all upcoming residential societies and sought a ban on use of diesel generator sets in highly-polluted urban areas like the national capital.
Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment has praised the initiative of the Chennai Corporation of widening of footpaths, make them pedestrian friendly and regulate traffic on the city roads. The Corporation is widening the footpaths from 1.5 metre to 3 metre by reclaiming space.
India is the only major vehicle producing country in the world without fuel saving standards for cars, said a report from the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). More than 40 per cent of the oil and oil products in the country go into running vehicles. In fact, if this guzzling continues unabated, it can virtually wipe out the gains of fuel savings from all other steps, and undermine all efforts at reducing climate change risks, said Sunita Narain, CSE Director General.