Centre for Science and Environment
Delayed DeadlinePOLICY BRIEF
Analysis of coal power sector's plans to meet new environmental norms
Environment Readers REPORT
A survey of biomedical waste management practices in Jharkhand
Environment Readers CSE LATEST BOOK
Environment Reader for Universities
The book is totally based on the UGC syllabus for environmental studies for undergraduates; and it comes to you from CSE, an NGO whose primary task is environment oriented research, since 1980.
CSE's Rooftop solar calculator will help you decide if solar is a viable option for your electricity demand. It is a small foot step to reduce our Big carbon footprint.
The PuzzleREPORT
The Puzzle of Forest Productivity
Are Forest Development Corporations Solving It Right?
National clean energy fund to clean coal power plants POLICY BRIEF
National Clean Energy Fund to Clean Coal Power Plants
solar rooftop POLICY BRIEF
Replacing Diesel Generators in Residential Societies
New Environmental Norms for the Power Sector
Proceedings and Recommendations of the Stakeholder Workshop Organized by CSE Sept. 7, 2016
Regulating Small-Scale Mining of Minor Minerals
A Comprehensive Framework Beyond Environmenal Clearances
shutting old capacityPOLICY BRIEF
Shutting Old Capacity: The 34 GW Question
Discusses the environmental, economic and technical parameters that can be used to identify power plant units which have exceeded their design life for retirement
solar rooftopCSE REPORT
Mini-grids: Electricity for All
Scaling up mini-grids to ensure one unit of electricity per day per household
Loosing Solid Ground CSE REPORT
Losing Solid Ground

MMDR Amendment Act, 2015 and the state of the mining sector in India
district mineral foundation MINING POLICY
Model District Mineral Foundation (Trust) Rules,2015

Model Rules to work for the interest and benefit of persons, and areas affected by mining and related operations.
Heat on Power CSE BOOK
State of Renewable Energy in India

The book was released in 2014 and summarizes the development in the sector for all technologies since the beginning.

Clearing Air BAT REPORT
Clearing the Air

Pollution-control technology for coal-based power plants
Good News & Bad News: Clearing the Air in Indian Cities RWH FILM
A Public Service Advertisement on Rainwater Harvesting by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
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The latest issue of the State of India’s Environment 2016 is bigger and better. Articles summing up the latest developments from forests and wildlife, agriculture and land use, climate change,


India's most credible annual statement on environment and development. Backed by our more than 30 years of research and reportage experiences, this report helps you make sense of the development puzzle called India


The book is an attempt to highlight the present status of solid waste management in the country and what should be the way ahead. It is clear that cities are producing more and more waste and solid waste generation in our country is increasing. In such a scenario, we need to re-invent waste management in our country.

Press Releases

July 21, 2017

a good scheme with flawed implementation, says CSE’s latest report

  • Agricultural insurance an important safety net for farmers to deal with the impacts of extreme and unseasonal weather due to climate change

  • Report uncovers major implementation issues and loopholes in practice – farmers’ loss is insurance companies’ gain: Rs 10,000 crore gross profits during kharif 2016

July 10, 2017
  • Average traffic speed on 13 arterial roads 50-60 per cent lower than their design speed and 35-48 per cent lower than the regulated speed of 40-50 km/hour 
June 23, 2017

Says it’s a major boost for the city’s ongoing initiatives on waste management

June 13, 2017

Report also finds that there are shortfalls on various fronts, from institutional and administrative issues, to planning and budgetary allocations

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