Following up on its previous commitment to introduce flex fuels (gasoline mixed with ethanol), the Road and Transport Ministry said that guidelines and regulations will soon be published. The ministry plans to make Flex Fuels mandatory. Common Ethanol mixed flexible fuels are E5, E10, E85, E95. The number indicates the percentage of ethanol mixed with gasoline.
In a country like India, the process of harnessing solar energy is yet to achieve its zenith. To put it simply, solar power is still in its infancy when the huge potential of India’s solar power is considered. As a nation, India has made great leaps as part of its National Solar Mission. As of August 2021, India crossed the 100 GW threshold and became the 4th country in the world with maximum solar energy capacity.
The ICC and UNICEF have teamed up to promote awareness and create dialogue on mental health for kids and teenagers. They are planning to include the conversation on mental health during the ICC T20 Men's World Cup 2021 which began on Saturday.
The Prime Minister of India launched the Ayushmaan Bharat Mission on September 27 which he declared, will be a health ID for every Indian.
In Pune, sustainability is being pushed, through farm soil and papier-mâché Ganesh idols. Akshay Kauthale and Anay Marathe who are based in the city have created ‘Vruksha Gajanan’ idols, which are not only sustainable but also help grow saplings once they are immersed.
Saudi Arabia, which has been synonymous with petroleum, is shifting towards transforming the residue from oil production into more lucrative resources. They are aiming to drastically decrease the degenerative environmental impact in the process.
A new report published by German-watch along with Climate Action Network (CAN) and New Climate Institute released on 10th Nov mentioned that India secured 10th spot in climate change performance.
The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) announced plans to provide several mental health resources to help their athletes during the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
Tamil Nadu government has launched the Tamil Nadu Mission on Sustainable Green Cover in Farm Lands Scheme, and the agriculture department has arranged for 3.43 lakh tree seedlings to be planted in Coimbatore
The CCPI has been published annually since 2005 and is an independent measuring tool for tracking the climate preservation performance of 60 countries and the European Union. It is conducted to enhance accountability in international climate politics and enable comparison of the efforts and growth achieved by individual countries.
Coal India (CIL) has announced that with the implementation of mechanised coal transportation and loading through coal handling plants (CHP)/Silos the organization have made significant progress in reducing carbon emissions & other harmful pollutants. The information is revealed in a study sponsored by CIL in two of its opencast mines.
TVS Motors company, one of the leading two-wheelers manufacturers in the world announced that they are set to invest ₹1,200 crores in Future technologies and electric vehicles in Tamil Nadu in the next four years.
In a virtual session with ICC Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said that India is committed to fulfil its climate change goals and will achieve net-zero emissions by 2070."As a nation, we would reach net zero emissions by removing as much carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as we produce by 2070,“ he said.
Union minister of road, transport and highways, Nitin Gadkari announced that the prices of electric vehicles in India will be reduced to match the same as petrol and diesel cars by 2024.
E-waste is a growing concern & its management by recycling & reduction is critical. Government policies & laws are needed to make e-waste management a norm.
The leading business conglomerate ITC Ltd. has successfully installed its first off-site solar plant at the Dindigul in Tamil Nadu.
The Union Power Minister R K Singh announced that India is all set to integrate large-scale elements and renewable sources to keep the frequency control in check through AGC (Automatic Generation Control).
The leading business conglomerate ITC Ltd. has successfully installed its first off-site solar plant at the Dindigul in Tamil Nadu. The plant has been developed with a total amount of Rs 76 crores with an aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Development of sodium ions for storing renewable energy is on the rise and the researches give positive results in support of it