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Isro-Nasa joint team confirms presence of aerosol over Asia

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2017

A joint study by the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) of the US, which had commenced after satellite images showed the presence...

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IIT Delhi gets Centre of Excellence for renewable energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here has set up a centre to facilitate research in renewable energy.

The Centre of Excellence (COE) set up in collaboration with ReNew Power Ventures Pvt Ltd, a renewable energy company, was inaugurated today by...

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Rockefeller Foundation picks Chennai, Pune, Surat, Jaipur in 100 Resilient cities list

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 11, 2017

Great cities have crumbled, unable to cope with the onslaught of expansion and demographic growth. They now also have climate change to reckon with. So, while unprecedented disruptions can strike Indian cities at any hour, they are not prepared to face them. To remedy this...

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Subject Tags: PV efficiency , Research

Indian Scientists Make Fuel From Sunlight With Artificial Leaf

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2017

Indian scientists have developed an artificial leaf that absorbs sunlight to generate hydrogen fuel from water, an advance that may provide clean energy for powering eco-friendly cars in the future. The ultra-thin wireless device mimics plant leaves to produce energy using...

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Scientists develop new device can turn heat energy to fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 4, 2017

Scientists have developed a device that could turn the heat generated by electronics into a usable fuel source, an advance that may help save energy.

The device is a multicomponent, multi layered composite material called a van der Waals Schottky diode, said...

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Subject Tags: innovation , Research

Cyborg bacteria can harvest solar energy to produce fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 24, 2017

Scientists have created cyborg bacteria - microbes covered with tiny, highly efficient solar panels - that are better than plants at harvesting the Sun's energy to produce fuel from carbon dioxide and water.

Photosynthesis provides energy for the vast majority of life...

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Big banks fail to clear climate test

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2017

The world's biggest banks are continuing to fuel climate change through the financing of "extreme" fossil fuels at a rate that will push the planet beyond the climate change limit agreed upon at...

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IIT Kharagpur researchers develop new technology to manufacture biofuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 1, 2017

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a new technology which will change the way biofuel is manufactured by making the process cheaper, quicker and pollution-free.


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'Heat island' effect may double climate change costs for world

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2017

Climate change could cost the world's major cities twice as much as the rest of the planet because of the extra heat created by the urban jungle, a latest analysis of 1,692 cities across the...

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U.S. vows commitment to Arctic climate change research

By : sustainabilityo..., May 9, 2017

The United States will participate in advancing climate change research in the Arctic, a State Department official said on Monday, ahead of a summit of Arctic nations later this week where...

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