Science based targets

What are science-based targets and how can companies adopt them?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) revealed that the impacts of climate change are already widespread. Anthropogenic GHG emissions are responsible for climate change and global warming. IPCC identified the world’s “carbon budget”, which is the total volume of GHGs that can be emitted30

Environment

How We Failed to Implement Environmental Laws in India

The concern for environmental protection has received a status of fundamental law of the land in India. The Indian constitution provides the basic human right of every individual to live in pollution free environment.  We have constitutional provisions and other statutory provisions for environment protection30

Wind turbine

Renewable Electricity Sector Poised to Take Lead in India

India’s economy is rapidly growing with an ever-increasing demand for electricity. Renewable energy is the new and rapidly advancing field and is likely to support the growing electricity requirement of the country.  With the depleting sources of conventional energy such as coal and increasing levels30

Wind energy installations across states

Top five states in India with highest wind electricity generation

India is blessed with various renewable energy sources. Wind energy is a prominent renewable energy source in India. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has already estimated 103 GW* of wind energy potential. The Government of India is looking at renewable energy as a30

Sustainable Lending By Axis Bank

Green Banking Initiatives by Axis Bank

The banking sector has a significant role in the economic development of a country. Importance of finance in developing more environment friendly technologies which address concerns regarding the environmental protection is now known to the world. If the bank facilitates funding of projects in areas30

Rosalind Franklin and Photo 51

Rosalind Franklin – A molecular biologist and the women behind photograph 51

Full name: Rosalind Elsie Franklin Born on: 25 July 1920, Notting Hill, London, England Died on: 16 April 1958 (aged 37), Chelsea, London, England Nationality: British Education: Physical chemistry, X-ray crystallography from Newnham College, University of Cambridge, England Well known for: Structure of DNA, Fine structure of coal and graphite, Structure of viruses Rosalind Elsie Franklin was a30

Green opportunity

CEF recruiting Project Staffs in Maharashtra

Title of the Project: Evaluation of RKVY in Maharashtra State Location: 3 Districts in Maharashtra in Sindhudurg, Kolhapur, Sangli Contact period: 60 days Work details: 1. Identification of beneficiary from district level beneficiaries 2. Data collection from above identified beneficiaries through a questionnaire based survey.30

Share of coal based power capacity in India

Coal and its impact on Indian Power Sector

The crucial role played by coal in India’s industrial and economic fortunes was recently emphasized by the Supreme Court’s observation – ”Coal is king and paramount Lord of industry … Industrial greatness has been built up on coal … In India, coal is the most30