The Low Carbon Economy Index 2018

The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report confirmed that the impacts of climate change are increasing, largely driven by anthropogenic Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. The report also talks about the global carbon budget, i.e. the amount of CO2 emissions that can be emitted while still limiting global temperature rise to 2°C above pre-industrial levels. The Paris Agreement…

Rooftop solar PV system

How to avail Net Metering for your solar PV project in Delhi?

The promise of an eco-friendly and power efficient electricity evaluation system gave birth to the concept of net metering. It makes producing electricity from renewable sources and connecting the supply to the grid at the same time in a holistic and cost-effective manner. An instrument that has a special metering and billing agreement between utilities…

Allbirds wool runners shoe

How Allbirds Is Changing The Footwear Industry

The Allbirds journey began when Tim Brown, a native of New Zealand, expanded his curiosity about the merits of merino wool in the footwear industry. Such a remarkable and sustainable resource was not being utilized as a raw material for this ever-growing industry. Therefore, taking the first step, Mr. Brown commandeered the ship to sale…

Krafla geothermal power station

The Rise of Geothermal Energy

We’ve known about geothermal energy and the benefits it can provide for many, many years. But despite all of its advantages, many of the same development challenges have held it back. Geothermal, though, is now on the rise. Countries around the world now have substantial geothermal capacities that can assist them in meeting their energy…

Mumbai Floods

Reasons for Floods in Mumbai Year after Year and How to Mitigate

Mumbai is an efficient city in many ways, although it all depends on the city’s weather. With the arrival of monsoon, it turns into a soggy confusion. This year monsoon began with the collapse of a pedestrian bridge on a crucial railway line in Andheri, causing urban paralysis. Apprehension looms ahead and it is important…

Rooftop solar project at Pune MIDC

Is It Possible To Power The Entire World With Just Solar Energy?

The sun is the primary source of energy on earth. The earth’s surface receives only a part of the solar radiation (2 units out of 1,00,00,00,000 units of energy radiated by the sun) known as Solar Insolation. The interesting piece of research has been published by Finder.com, it is an independent comparison platform and information service…

Garbage can

Waste Disposal Methods

Owing to intense development in science and technology, waste generation has grown by leaps and bounds with disposal turning into a herculean task. India generates about 100,000 metric tonnes of solid waste per day, with contributions of 9000 mt/day and 8300 mt/day from large metropolitans such as Mumbai and Delhi, respectively. Municipal solid waste generation…

menstrual pads

How to make periods environmentally friendly

Plastic pollution is one of the biggest contributing factors to the decline in our environment – and the taboo subject of sanitary waste makes up a percentage of this. In the UK alone, 4.3 billion disposable sanitary products are used every year – and it’s estimated that 700,000 pantyliners, 2.5 million tampons and 1.4 million…