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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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Jamun used to make low-cost solar cells

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 27, 2017

Plucking and feasting on fresh, delectable jamuns is a favourite childhood pastime during summer months, but scientists at IIT Roorkee have found a novel use for the juicy Indian fruit – making...

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Natural dye garden promotes a greener fashion supply chain

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 27, 2017

College of Human Ecology faculty and student efforts to develop sustainable approaches to textile and fashion design has led to the development of the Cornell Natural Dye Garden after a...

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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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