Centre for Science and Environment

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Centre for Science and Environment
Founded1980 (1980)
FounderAnil Agarwal
TypePublic interest research
Area served
Key people
Sunita Narain, Chandra Bhushan [1]

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is a not-for-profit public interest research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi, India. Established in 1980, CSE works as a think tank on environment-development issues in India, poor planning, climate shifts devastating India's Sundarbans and advocates for policy changes and better implementation of the already existing policies. CSE uses knowledge-based activism to create awareness about problems and propose sustainable solutions. [2]

The director of the Centre is Sunita Narain.

In 2019, based on its ongoing monitoring efforts, the organization called for an 65% cut in air pollution in Delhi.[3]

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  1. ^ https://www.cseindia.org/page/directors-cse
  2. ^ https://www.cseindia.org/page/aboutus
  3. ^ Chakraborty, Ajanta; 2019; Ist, 19:48 (30 August 2019). "Delhi needs 65% cut in pollution levels: Centre for Science and Environment". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 September 2019.