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India on track to meet its 2030 renewable energy targets

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).

Karnataka CM meets Swedish delegate to boost sustainable investment

Karnataka CM, Besavaraj Bommai met a delegation from Sweden along with several Indian and Swedish companies on the prospects of investing in the state. The Swedish Embassy released a press note with the above statement on 29th September.

Bio-ethanol in India: Will it be a potential Alternative Energy source?

The hunt for possible energy resources that are renewable and might perhaps bring down the GHGs emission has been carried out for decades. The consumption of bio-ethanol in India, the 6th largest producer of biofuels globally has drawn the attention of those interested in sustainable climate. Indian production and consumption of ethanol, a renewable energy source, that generates comparatively a lower carbon footprint in comparison to conventional fuels, indicates the promising role of bio-fuels in regulating and mitigating the global temperature. Could ethanol be the potential substitute for a sustainable and greener future?

How will climate change impact solar, wind power generation?

Evaluating projected changes in solar energy potential over the Indian subcontinent using various climate models, the study sends out a clear message: solar radiation or production will decrease over most of the active solar farming regions, especially north-western India, where the maximum number of solar farms are located. This shift in the frequency of solar radiation in a negative direction can be attributed to an increase in total cloud cover.

Bengaluru Real estate developers face hurdles in getting environment clearance

In Bengaluru it is mandatory by law to get environment clearance for large real estate development projects. Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environment Management Plan (EMP) are the governing bodies that are authorized to do it. But the builders in Bengaluru, are making their way out of this legal compulsion. In the procedure, detailed questions are required to answer some questions It becomes convenient for them to fleece through them. Since the officers conducting them are usually the same they end-up copying answers from one project to another, regardless of the location and biodiversity requirements.

100 Districts In Eastern India Most Vulnerable To Climate Change: IISC, B’luru

A recent study conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (Bengaluru) along with IIT Mandi and IIT Guwahati has concluded that 10 eastern cities (mostly coastal) are most at risk due to climate change.

UNHRC announces right to access to a clean environment, a basic human right

The UN in a historic moment declared the right to access to a clean environment as a basic human right on 8th October 2021. The resolution passed after a unanimous victory of 43 votes in favour, holds the access to a healthy and sustainable environment as a universal right.

India Plans To Make Green Steel Mandatory

Steel Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia stated on December 20 that India is trying to become a responsible steel manufacturer by encouraging the manufacturing of "green steel" in the nation.

Karlovac To Become The First Low-Carbon City In Croatia

One of the few cities in Europe to adopt a spatial plan for making its districts sustainable, energy-efficient, and climate-resilient is Karlovac, the first city in Croatia. The Regional Energy Agency of Northwestern Croatia provided assistance to Karlovac, one of Croatia's pioneers in the energy revolution (REGEA).

Decentralized Clean Energy Technologies Hold Potential to Transform Livelihoods in India's Agriculture and Textile Sectors

A recent study has revealed that the adoption of decentralized renewable energy (DRE) technologies in India's agriculture and textile sectors could have a significant impact on the livelihoods of approximately 37 million people. These DRE technologies encompass various solutions, such as solar-powered textile manufacturing units, biomass-based cold solar storages, and micro solar pumps

Students from Delhi University developed an eco-friendly toilet

Students from Delhi University’s Jesus and Mary College (JMC) in Delhi have built an eco-friendly toilet at the Kamla Market Police Station. The toilet is made from sustainable materials, such as eco-bricks, fly ash, and single-use plastic bottles. It also features energy-saving features, such as motion-sensor lights and a solar-powered water heater.

Sustainable Studies: The Green School in Bali, Indonesia

Indonesia's serene island of Bali is celebrated for its lush landscapes, vibrant culture, and now, an educational revolution. Amidst the dense jungles and sprawling rice fields, an extraordinary school is redefining the traditional norms of education. Welcome to Green School Bali, an international pre-kindergarten to high school that is as green as it is innovative. This radically different learning institute is dedicated to nurturing a new generation of changemakers equipped to tackle global issues like climate change.

World Sustainable Development Summit to take place in New Delhi

The 23rd World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) is approaching, and leaders, politicians, and experts from around the world will convene to debate how visionary leadership can steer our planet toward a more sustainable future. The meeting, coordinated by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), will take place from February 7 to 9.

Celebrate Holi in an Eco-Friendly Way

Holi, the vibrant festival of colours, is a time for joy, laughter, and community. But amidst the revelry, it's important to consider the environmental impact of our celebrations. Synthetic colours and excessive water wastage can take a toll on our ecosystem.