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What Will California’s New Solar Mandate Mean for the State?

This year, each new home built in California will come with something extra on top — solar panels. In 2018, the California Building Standards Commission made history, unanimously approving a mandate requiring newly constructed homes up to three stories tall to install solar panels. The first of its kind in the United States, this mandate…

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India Launches First CNG Bus which can run 1000 Kms in one fill

In a major step towards making India a gas-based economy and making CNG as the eco-friendly option for long distance transport in the country, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, today unveiled India’s first long distance CNG bus fitted with composite CNG cylinders, which can travel around 1000 kms in…

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Tata Motors to Launch the new Electric Nexon in India

The much-anticipated, entirely electrical Tata Nexon EV has made its worldwide debut in India. Although, it isn’t the carmaker’s first electric vehicle in the nation (which has been the Tigor EV) but the Nexon EV is also, in actuality, the earliest of those new-generation electric vehicles that will use the new Ziptron electrical power train…

10 Keys to Having a More Sustainable Food System

Farms today often run like a factory, seeking the maximum yield at the lowest possible price, with no regard for human, animal or environmental consequences. Large farming operations monopolize the agricultural economy and specialize in specific commodities, depleting the soil, wasting water, polluting local waterways and emitting greenhouse gases that promote global warming. Farmers have…

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Is Technology the Future of Recycling?

Technology is in everything you see and do. It creates the TV images and digital billboard signs you see and the phones you tap away at. It only makes sense that it would begin to find a home in the sustainability field — and more specifically, recycling. Many people try to recycle, but their efforts…

Sustainable Solutions to Pharmaceutical Waste in our Water

In major industrial countries, there are certain assumptions we make about the resources we rely on — that we can always count on electricity, that there will be food at the store and that the water we drink is both safe and clean. However, that may not always be the case. Water purification technology is…

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4 Environmental Certificates to Look for When Buying Products

There’s no denying that excessive consumerism is terrible for our environment. The making of any product incurs a carbon footprint, from sourcing raw materials to disposing of them at the end of their lifecycle. With the mounting evidence supporting climate change, there’s increasing pressure on companies to adopt more eco-friendly means of production. There is…

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Water Storage for Disaster Relief

Nobody has to tell you how important water is. Our bodies are mostly water and air, in fact! Unfortunately, most of us don’t think about water that much until we’re forced to go without it. From drinking to bathing and cleaning up our surroundings, water is precious and vital. During a natural disaster or another…