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  • ‘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.

  • 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.

  • Mumbai becomes the first city to establish its net-zero roadmap

    The environment minister of Maharasthra Aaditya Thackrey announced that Mumbai aims to achieve a zero-carbon emission target by 2050 and released a detailed roadmap to achieve the same.

  • India's Unique Path to Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

    India surprised everyone at the COP26 by putting a date on the carbon neutrality goal, although it is 20 years later than what the developed countries have set and 10 years more than China. It is justified, because during the last decade when the climate change initiatives started to gather momentum around the world, India was just making it into the list of large carbon emitters. American and European nations have had enough time to pump the atmosphere with greenhouse gases, establish cities with good infrastructure and pull their people out of poverty before starting out on this ambitious journey of cutting carbon.

  • Europe's Oil Market Fuels More Than 40% of Kremlin's Budget

    Svitlana Krakovska, who heads the applied climatology laboratory at Ukraine’s Hydrometeorological Institute, says fossil fuel dependency is the root of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Europe’s dependency on Russian oil has pumped enough money into Russia to reinforce its military. Money from oil and gas exports contributed 43% to the Kremlin’s budget, which is a large chunk.

  • EV sales in India touched the highest mark

    A report published by The Better India highlighted that electric vehicle sales in India have touched the highest mark ever. The report analyzed the number of electric vehicle registrations in the past year and found Uttar Pradesh to be on the top spot with 2,55,700 registrations.

  • Russia- Ukraine Conflict is Causing Global Energy Crunch

    People in many countries are urging their governments to ramp up the production and procurement of petroleum and natural gas. The IEA has suggested that countries should encourage people to reduce fuel consumption in the wake of the recent energy crisis, due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

  • 1st Budapest hydrogen summit: the road to a carbon-free hydrogen shift

    The first Budapest hydrogen summit finally commenced on March 10 with the high-level policymakers, major industry stakeholders, and experts from the CEE region sectors committing to achieve a smooth shift to carbon-free hydrogen as energy fuel in the near future.

  • Nitin Gadkari unveiled India’s first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

    The Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated India’s first hydrogen fuel cell-based vehicle ‘Mirai’. The uniquely designed sedan is a part of the pilot project by the leading motor vehicles manufacturer Toyota with an aim to boost the green hydrogen capacity as an alternative fuel for the future.

  • Climate change: EU unveils plan to end reliance on Russian gas

    The recent invasion of Ukraine by Russia has made western countries rethink their dependency on Russian oil and fossil fuel in general. The EU gets roughly 40% of its gas from Russia: According to figures from the research group Transport & Environment, this dependence costs around $118m a day.