Cumulative wind energy installed capacity in Tamilnadu

Electricity scenario of the state of Tamilnadu

Tamilnadu is the eleventh largest state in India by area and the seventh most populous state. The State of Tamilnadu is located in the southern region of India with installed electricity generation capacity of 18,382 MW (as on 31st January, 2013). The state constitutes 9%30

Liquidambar formosana

Economic importance of Liquidambar formosana

Kingdom: Plantae Order: Saxifragales Family: Hamamelidaceae Genus:  Liquidambar Species: Liquidambar formosana Common name: Formosa sweet gum Origin: China Description: Formosa Sweet gum has a wide, pyramidal shape when young but eventually grows to a rounded or irregular form. Young specimens may vary in form and be somewhat30

E-Cigaratte

Cigarettes – Bad for the Environment, Bad For You

Every day, we do little things that can harm the environment. Whether it’s throwing out plastic bags without recycling them or leaving the heating on after you’ve gone out, it’s the little things that can make a big carbon footprint. One thing that’s often overlooked30

Forest area as a percentage of total land area by country

World Forestry Day, 21st March 2013

March 21st, the autumnal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere, and the vernal equinox in the Northern, was chosen as the day which is now celebrated as World Forestry Day. Forestry needs to be valued and forests need to protected, preserved and used sustainably. Production, protection30

Actual Power Supply Position of the State of Karnataka

Electricity scenario of the state of Karnataka

The State of Karnataka is located in the southern region of India with installed electricity generation capacity of 13,596 MW (As on 31st January 2013). Karnataka constitutes 6% of the total installed electricity generation capacity of India which is mainly from fossil fuels such as30

Methane emission from Solid Waste Disposal Site

How to Quantify GHG Emission from Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Sites?

We explained in our last post about the emission of methane from Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Sites (SWDS). In this post, we will understand the quantification methodology for the methane emission from SWDS. India is a signatory to the  International Climate Change treaties such as30