Latest Updates

  • India Set to Miss Its 2022 Renewable Energy Targets

    Last year at the COP26, the Indian Prime Minister said that India will achieve its target of 500 gigawatts of renewable energy by the year 2030. India is set to miss the renewable energy target that it had set for itself in 2015, which was 170 gigawatts by 2022 and the country could fall short by about 36%.

  • Some Forests Are Becoming Sources of Carbon

    In a recent study, it has been found that the cooling effect forests and trees have on the planet are a result of a much more complex process than just carbon sequestration. The tropical forests store one third of the world's carbon, but apart from that they are also large containers of moisture, they keep their surroundings cool, they create more clouds which apart from giving rain provide cover from Sun’s heat radiation.

  • Egypt's Renewable Energy Push Before COP27

    Egypt is set to host COP27 this year, it is pushing to increase its investments in renewable energy sources before November’s Climate Conference. Egypt currently produces 60,000 megawatts of electricity in a year with a surplus of 15,000 megawatts.

  • India to Help Sri Lanka Construct Hybrid Renewable Energy Plant

    The growing Chinese influence in the south-east Asian region has been irking India for years. China has been aggressively promoting its projects in the Indian Ocean region to show off its financial and diplomatic influence.

  • Bolt to install 1 lakh EV charging stations across India in next 6 months

    BOLT, India's largest Electric Vehicle (EV) charging network announced that it is all set to install 1 lakh charging stations all over India as demands from non-metro cities such as Jaipur, Nagpur, Nashik, Chandigarh, Surat, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Bhubaneswar, Vijayawada are surging.

  • ‘Solarize Alexandria’ program renewed to promote solar energy in the city

    In an attempt to promote solar energy in the city, the Alexandrian government renewed its program ‘Solarize Alexandria’. The program is aimed to make a smooth shift by making it much more affordable for residents and businesses to install solar power systems on their properties. The campaign was launched back in 2014 and is ready to be rolled out from April 1 to June 30 for its eighth season this year.

  • Facebook Struggling with Climate Managing Climate Misinformation

    Global Witness stimulated the experience of a climate skeptic on Facebook, and found out that within 2-3 clicks users are pushed towards news and data that deny climate change or suggest that it could be fake. Most pages cite exaggerated past predictions of climate change to make their point and the more one engages with the posts the more such posts are shown, the study suggested.

  • Indian Govenment Restricts the Import of Refurbished Items form Apple

    The Indian Minister of State for Electronics and IT has issued a statement in the Lok Sabha that India will not permit the import of refurbished Apple products because the government thinks that it will accelerate the pace of E- Waste generation.

  • Haryana based Prof used cow dung & neem to build an eco-friendly house

    A Haryana based Professor has developed Vedic Plaster and Gocrete bricks to replace the conventional materials used in urban housing. In an attempt to reduce the carbon footprint, Dr Shivdarshan Malik turned to traditional methods of construction and claimed that the building structure built by him is 6 degrees cooler than the outside temperature.

  • WIldfires to spike by 50% by 2100 says UNEP report

    A report published by the UNEP highlighted an alarming possibility that the number of global wildfires is expected to rise by 50% by the end of 2050. The report said that the current rate is expected to grow by 20% by 2030 and about 30% by the end of 2050.