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Growth in global carbon emissions slowed in 2019 - report

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2019

A surprise drop in coal use in the United States and Europe has helped to slow the growth of global carbon dioxide emissions this year, with softening demand in China and India also contributing, according to a study published on Wednesday. The report, launched at a U.N....

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Shifting to electric vehicles may only burn money: Experts

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

Electric vehicles may not be the panacea the country is hoping for. To implement the electrification plan of 2030, the manufacturing of battery capacity in the country needs to be augmented at least 1,000 times. Moreover, five giga factories will be required to be set up,...

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Delhi air pollution: Farm fires up, but impact to fall to 7%

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 21, 2019

Fire counts due to stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana increased significantly and touched 1,000 again on Wednesday. However, as stubble-level winds from the burning site are slow, its share in Delhi’s PM2.5 concentration only went up marginally from Tuesday’s 13% to 14%, a...

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Food major Cargill redesigns packaging to reduce use of plastic

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2019

US-based food major Cargill on Monday said it has redesigned packaging for edible oil to reduce the usage of plastics and make it recyclable. "Cargill in India is working to address plastic waste management in three ways: reduce, recycle and recover," the company said in a...

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IIT-H, KIIT-Bhubaneshwar researchers develop bio-bricks

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 17, 2019

Sangareddy: Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) and School of Architecture, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Bhubaneshwar, (KIIT) have developed bio-bricks for construction from agricultural waste products. Their development serves the...

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Helping India breathe better

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 1, 2019

Pollution, a major contributor to climate change, is a growing concern in India as it is around the world. India faces one of the highest disease burdens from air pollution in the world with an estimated 100 per cent of the population living in areas with PM2.5 concentrations...

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Netmagic partners with Tata Power to build 50 MW solar project

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 7, 2019

NTT Com- Netmagic, one of the leading managed hosting and multi-cloud hybrid IT solution provider in India, has announced a partnership with Tata Power, one of India’s largest integrated power...

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Navi Mumbai society switches to solar to reduce CO2 emissions

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Residents of a Navi Mumbai-based cooperative housing society recently installed a 31 kilowatt-power (kWp) rooftop solar power system in a bid to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) by one...

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India, China, US see 70% rise in energy demand: IEA

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2019

China, the US and India together accounted for nearly 70 per cent of the rise in energy demand, even as such demand worldwide grew by 2.3 per cent last year, at its fastest pace this decade, the...

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1.11 MWp solar plant installed in Lucknow medical institute

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

In a move to curb carbon dioxide emissions and reduce the burden on conventional energy resources, a 1.11 MWp solar plant was installed at the Sanjay Gandhi Post-graduate Institute of Medical...

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