lab grown meat

Lab Grown Meat Can Solve Some Problems of Conventional Meat Industry

Food-print, or food’s carbon footprint, is the GHG emissions produced by growing, rearing, farming, processing, transporting, storing, cooking and disposing of food that we eat. Transport, food, and housing have the three largest carbon footprints. Food produces nearly 8 tons of emissions per household, or about 17%. Meat, cheese, and eggs have the highest footprint…

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Department of Telecom seeks PWC for charting carbon credit policy for telecom firms

The Department of Telecom (DoT) has enlisted PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in order to evolve a carbon credit policy for mobile phone companies. Another strategy is to evaluate the techno-commercial feasibility of powering 3.5 lakh telecom towers with green or “renewable” energy. (Read our article entitled Telecom towers to run on renewable sources) PwC India will suggest…

Carbon emission from Iron and Steel sector in India

Carbon Management at Iron and Steel Sector –Introduction

Steel is the building block in economic development. We are using steel right from miniature tools to large construction activities like dams, buildings and bridges. The consumption of steel also indicates the economic development of the country. The iron and steel industry has experienced enormous growth in the past 50 years.  Global crude steel production…

GHG emission intensity of various international airports in tCO2e per passenger

Performance of Airports in reducing their Carbon Footprint

Climate Change is a serious economic threat rather than just a scientific concern. Increasing anthropogenic concentration of Greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere is a primary reason behind climate change. These gaseous emissions increase as a result of increasing fossil fuels consumption, deforestation and other activities. One of the major human activities that contribute to…

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 can be changed based on the requirements. (Why assessing carbon footprint…

Carbon Footprint Calculation- A small introduction of ISO 14064

A carbon footprint is the total sum of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions caused by an organization, event, product or person.  As we are aware, the increasing concentration of GHGs in the atmosphere can accelerate climate change and global warming, it is very necessary to measure these emissions from our day to day activities. The first step towards managing GHG…

Philippine’s first step towards Electric Vehicles

Philippine’s transport sector contributes 30% of all pollution in the country and approximately 80% of air pollution in Metro Manila.  In this regards president of Philippine has transferred 20 ADB funded electric tricycles to the City of Mandaluyong on 13th April 2011. This is the first step towards sustainable and energy efficient transport model for…