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  • "Green Buildings in India: Balancing Costs and Sustainable Future"

    Green buildings have emerged as a vital aspect of India's pursuit of sustainability, with numerous green projects sprouting across the nation. Many stakeholders believe that these structures can effectively combat the escalating pollution crisis through sustainable construction methods. An Anarock report highlights that green buildings can curtail energy consumption by 20-30% and water usage by 30-50%, reducing the necessity for artificial lighting and air conditioning, subsequently lowering carbon emissions. Moreover, these structures have a more eco-friendly footprint compared to traditional buildings.

  • "Adani Energy Solutions Secures $1 Billion Funding for Green HVDC Link Project to Strengthen Mumbai's Renewable Power Infrastructure"

    Adani Energy Solutions Limited (AESL) has achieved the necessary financial closure for its ambitious $1 billion project involving the establishment of a green high voltage direct current (HVDC) link. The initiative aims to bolster the greening process of Mumbai's power grid by augmenting the infusion of renewable energy into the city's system, thereby meeting its escalating electricity requirements. Scheduled to commence construction in October of this year, the 80 km comprehensive project is a significant step toward reinforcing the region's sustainable energy infrastructure.

  • Greenland ice sheet melting at an alarming rate higher than ever

    A new study reveals that the Greenland ice sheet is losing mass at an accelerating rate and that this is due to a combination of factors, including climate change, ocean warming, and Greenland's topography. Greenland’s ice sheet is the single largest contributor to sea level rise from land ice, and it is estimated that the ice sheet could contribute up to 7 meters (23 feet) of sea level rise if it were to melt completely.

  • IPCC Initiates Seventh Assessment Cycle with New Leadership

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recently concluded its 59th session and elections, officially marking the start of its seventh assessment cycle. The IPCC, established in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organisation and the UN Environment Programme, is renowned for producing comprehensive assessment reports that serve as the most authoritative source of scientific knowledge on climate change. With six assessment cycles completed and the final synthesis report of the sixth cycle released in March 2023, the IPCC has begun its new cycle to produce the next assessment report.

  • Opt for eco-friendly friendship bands for your buddy

    This friendship day, opt for an eco-friendly alternative if you are planning to buy a friendship band for your buddy. Here are some great ideas for making eco-friendly friendship bands. Here are a few of my favourites:

  • Lucknow University Holds Special Lecture on Climate Change and Sustainable Living

    The University of Lucknow, in collaboration with the Happy Thinking Laboratory, organized a special lecture on 'Climate Imbalance and Sustainable Living' at the counselling and guidance cell. The event took place on Monday, with Anita Bhatnagar Jain, the former additional chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh, as the chief speaker. The lecture aimed to raise awareness about climate change and its impact on the environment.

  • Climate change awareness through creative workshops among children

    Recognizing the significance of emotions in addressing climate change, there is a growing emphasis on fostering a sense of connection with the natural world among future generations. By nurturing this connection, young individuals can better express their concerns about climate issues and become motivated to actively contribute to positive change.

  • "China Under Red Alert as Deadly Storm Doksuri Triggers Devastating Floods"

    Heavy rains and deadly storm Doksuri have wreaked havoc in northern China, prompting authorities to issue a red alert for affected regions, including Beijing and its surroundings. Since Friday, the storm has been sweeping northwards, leading to authorities urging millions of people to stay home for their safety.

  • "Critical Juncture for Rice Production as Monsoon 2023 Faces Potential Break"

    Monsoon 2023 is on the verge of a crucial break, as predicted by the United States' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Forecast System. This hiatus in the monsoon may bring much-needed rain to the eastern regions of India, particularly vital for Kharif paddy production.

  • Rhine River in Germany hits record low, exposes sandbanks and wrecks

    The Rhine River in Germany has hit a record low, exposing sandbanks and wrecks. The low water levels are being blamed on climate change, which is causing glaciers to melt and river flows to slow. The Rhine River is the second-longest river in Germany, and it is an important waterway for transportation, drinking water, and agriculture.