Why the EIA Reports are No Good?

The National Green Tribunal has also lately pointed out what has been known for long, that the EIA reports are being prepared by consultants using “cooked data”. The process needs a complete overhaul. At present, EIA is generally done by consultants who apply for tenders.30

How to calculate carbon emissions from a fuel wood cooking stove?

Energy is one of the key indicators of sustainable development. Major portion of the population of India lives in rural areas and is heavily dependent on biomass for their daily energy needs. India derives a major part of its cooking energy needs from solid fuels30

State of the World’s Children Report- 2011

Aptly titled Adolescence- An age of opportunity, it presents the status of the most vulnerable and much neglected population, that of adolescents. The report by UNICEF mentions that India has 243 million adolescents and thus has one of the largest adolescent populations in the world.30

Solar Photovoltaics Cells

Continued from –Part I (This is a series of articles on the various technologies that can be employed to trap the sun’s energy. This is the 2nd part of the series.) Solar PV (photovoltaics) converts sunlight directly into electricity by utilizing the photoelectric effect which30

Introductory guide on the ISO14064-1 Implementation Stages

ISO14064 is the specification developed by International Organization for Standardization. ISO14064-1 is used for organizational level quantification and reporting of GHG emissions and removals. Various stages of ISO14064 standard implementation are described below in their chronological sequence. The sequence is an indicative one and can30

Greenhouse effect schematic

Why assessing carbon footprint is important for your organization?

ISO14064 is the specification developed by International Organization for Standardization. Being part of the the ISO 14000 series, ISO 14064 standards provide an integrated set of tools for programs aimed at measuring and quantifying greenhouse gas emissions. ISO14064-1 is used for organizational level quantification and reporting of GHG emissions30

World map by quartiles of Human Development Index in 2011.

India is ranked at 134 out of 187 countries in terms of HDI, 2011

India is ranked at 134 out of 187 countries in terms of HDI (Human Development Index). The top countries were Norway, Australia, Netherlands, US, New Zealand (in order of rank). The HDI is an effective measure of Education, health and income parameters and lists the30