Reducing emissions to pave the way for a sustainable future where GHG emissions are equal to GHG sequestration. Pathways for achieving carbon-neutrality and exploring energy-efficient solutions across various sectors including energy, transportation, agriculture, and construction.
The Climate Reality Project's Campus Corps is a groundbreaking initiative that harnesses the passion and energy of young people to drive climate action on college campuses around the world. Founded by former Vice President & former Congressman Al Gore in 2006, The Climate Reality Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to catalyzing global solutions to the climate crisis. With the Campus Corps program, the organization aims to empower students to become leaders in the fight against climate change, amplifying their voices and advocating for sustainable solutions on campus and beyond.
Exploring renewable energy (wind, solar, hydro, H₂) alternatives to fossil fuels to achieve carbon-neutrality goals. Ways to reduce the dependency on conventional fuels and building renewable energy capacity.
Have you ever thought about the possibility of using something as simple as plastic to pay for school instead of money? While traditional schools demand a financial toll, there's a hidden gem Pamohi village in Assam, that challenges this norm – Akshar School. Here, education takes on a new form, where over 100 unprivileged children contribute not in cash but in bags filled with plastic waste. This is no ordinary school. It's a place of change, where education meets innovation, and where plastic finds a purpose.
Understanding the challenges and opportunities with e-Waste and its management across the world. Innovative solutions to reduce, reuse, repurpose and recycle e-waste to generate income and employment.
Have you ever wondered what happens to your old phone, TV, or computer when you get a new one? Well, they simply don't just disappear! Rather, they find a way into our neighbourhood dump yards and get mixed with other household waste. You may have seen in your neighbouring scrap yard that people are manually dismantling discarded electronic equipment or burning it. This unhealthy practice exposes them to hazardous substances.
The city of Bhopal recently witnessed a heartening event - the EPCO Eco-Meet, which brought together 140 enthusiastic children. This initiative aimed to empower these young minds as environmental stewards and foster a sense of responsibility towards ...
A step towards environmental sustainability has been taken by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Allahabad (Prayagraj). Researchers there have developed and received a patent for innovative tea bags made from banana leaves. This eco-friendly al...
Objective: The campaign aims to sensitize participants about the environmental benefits of growing plants on their own. Participants will be oriented on growing plants in their house compound or community space, highlighting small steps they can take in greening their surroundings.
Target Group: School students
Objective: A campaign on waste management is initiated on the theme-Know Your Waste, which aims at explaining the different types of waste and their most commonly found examples in our surroundings, and spreading awareness among the target group about simple ways to treat them.
Target Group: Youth under the age group of 8-21
Rapid urbanization and growing urban affluence has slowly and steadily broughtforth profound environmental consequences, causing threat to environmental ecosystem as well as global sustainability. The environmental consequences are distinctly visible in rapidly growing Indian cities and urban agglomerations: excessive air pollution, deforestation, worsening water quality, increased carbon footprint owing to fossil fuel-based energy use, problems of waste disposal - are some of the pressing ones.