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Plastic-eating wax worms may solve India’s plastic problem

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 26, 2017

A few years ago when the Supreme Court heard of the status of plastic pollution in India the bench remarked “We are sitting on a plastic time bomb.”

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Pollution cuts solar yield by 25%

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 26, 2017

India is making a big push for solar energy, with power capacity expected to double this year. But some of the gains, especially in north India, could be offset by a growing problem: air...

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Dealing with e-waste the nanotech way

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 17, 2017

Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are best recycled by pulverising them into nanosized particles to easily recover valuable constituents such as polymers, oxides and metals, say Indian researchers...

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Bengaluru to get climate change lab

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 11, 2017

Rising temperatures, varying rain patterns and unpredictable weather.The impact of climate change is no longer a hypothesis but an everyday reality . In order to study the actual impact of...

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Reusable carbon nanotubes, the next-gen water filter

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 30, 2017

A new class of carbon nanotubes may soon become the next-generation clean-up crew for toxic sludge and contaminated water, a new study suggested.

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Energy resources will be exhausted in 40 years: Expert

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 27, 2017

“Scientist and researchers are continuously trying to find suitable alternative fuels which are economical and environment friendly as present sources of energy like oil, coal, etc will be...

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Subject Tags: environment , fuel , Research

Record-breaking solar panel converts more than a quarter of sunlight into electricity

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 22, 2017

A record-breaking solar panel that can convert more than a quarter of the sunlight it receives into electricity has been developed by researchers in Japan.

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Solar Powered CO2 Scrubbing Molecule Revealed

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 17, 2017

Chemical engineers from Indiana University in the U.S. have created a molecule that utilises solar energy to convert atmospheric carbon dioxide into greenhouse-neutral fuels, which can then be...

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NASA Study Confirms Biofuels Reduce Jet Engine Pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 17, 2017

Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent, in a new study conclusion that bodes well for airline economics and Earth’s...

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Green 3D-printing comes closer to reality

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 15, 2017

The effect of 3D printing on the environment is well-known, but now a recent study has shown that plants may offer a green solution. For centuries, cellulose not only formed the basis of the...

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