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Study Proves Mumbai Areas With Less Green Cover are Warmer

A Green Cover Map Study by World Resources Institute (India) proves that areas in Mumbai with lesser tree cover tend to be hotter.

The focus of technology for developing nations: renewable energy or net-zero?

With the rapid push towards reversing climate change, every country is facing its own set of challenges but especially the developing nations.

COP27 Day 12: EU agrees to loss and damage fund to help poor countries

18th November 2022, the twelfth day of the COP27 at Sharm-el-Sheikh was supposed to be the last day of the conference. However, due to the disagreements between parties on a number of crucial issues, including funding for loss and damage, the climate summit had to be prolonged in order to allow more time for negotiations.

India Green Renewable Energy Shift Must Speed Up

The need to switch to green, renewable energy is becoming more urgent due to the conflict in Ukraine, the severe heating deficit, and the high cost of electricity as winter grips Europe (RE). According to a recent International Energy Agency (IEA) assessment, the amount of renewable energy capacity added globally over the course of the last 20 years will be equaled within the next five years.

IIT Research Identifies An Enzyme- Converts Biomass Into Ethanol

A specialized enzyme can efficiently transform woody biomatter into bioethanol, a sustainable fuel that can even be used as a substitute for gasoline or in food medicine, according to research from the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.

Minimum Climate Change Contribution From Developing Nations

Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav at the Voice of the Global South Summit's Environment Ministers' Session, reaffirmed India's position that developing nations should be represented when it comes to climate change targets.

“The Dawn Of New Industrial Age” Predicted By IEA

The International Energy Agency claimed that the world is at the "dawn of a new industrial age" for producing clean energy technologies, which will triple in value by 2030 and provide millions of jobs.

New Low-Carbon Cement Technology Being Developed By Boston Startup

Sublime Systems, a Boston-based business, has secured $40 million to create low-carbon cement using ground-breaking technology.

Ground-Based And Floating Renewable Energy Projects Underway In Tripura

The National Thermal Electricity Corporation Limited (NTPC) and the Tripura government's power department have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the development of floating and ground-based renewable energy projects in Tripura.

F-South Ward To Establish An E-Waste Facility In Mumbai's Sewri

The F-South ward of the BMC will soon construct a 40 kg/hour e-waste processing facility in Sewri. This plant is likely the first of its kind in the city to serve the ward that includes Parel, Sewri, and Naigaum. According to an official, the ward produces about 0.5 metric tons of electronic waste every day. In accordance with the city's development plan, officials have decided to build the plant on a 2,000-square-foot portion of the plot on T J Road.

IIT Roorkee Preparing To Combat Plastic & Electronic Waste

The IIT Roorkee, a research group under the direction of Prof. K K Pant is working on e-waste Conversion to Valuable Products and Metal Recovery, which is a generation of wealth through a zero-waste discharge concept. Researchers at IIT Roorkee are developing eco-friendly ways to deal with plastic and electronic waste, the institute has announced.

Carbon budget for 1.5°C may be exhausted by 2029 if current emission trends continue.

Our carbon budget is not enough to maintain global warming by 2029, comparing to the previous years projections it has been cut to half. What's the actual reason behind this?