A modular greenhouse is helping farmers become climate-resilient

There are nearly 100 million smallholder farmers in India who are real-life magicians, using their secret spells to grow the yummy food we eat every day! But here is something you might not know — for two-thirds of these farmers, their expenses are way greater than the hard work they put in!

This has been happening for many, many decades now. And guess what, this is getting wor... Read More

Did you know?

  • On an average, 1.73 x 105 terawatts (TW) of solar radiation continuously strike the Earth, while global electricity demand averages 2.6 TWh.
  • Global investment in renewable power capacity totalled $303.5 billion in 2020, a 2 per cent increase from 2019. (International Energy Agency)
  • To reach global climate goals, annual investment in renewables must at least triple by 2030, for a total increase of 200 per cent. (International Energy Agency)
  • Global investment in clean energy hit just over $500 billion in 2020, with an increase of 9% compared to 2019 (Bloomberg)
  • Hydropower is the most widely-used renewable power source and accounts for 18% of the world’s total power generation.
  • Switching to wind, water and solar energy worldwide could eliminate 4 to 7 million deaths from air pollution every year.
  • Between 2007 and 2017, the world's renewable electricity sourced from solar power increased a whopping 4,300 percent.
  • Iceland is the only country in the world where renewable sources generate 100% of its electricity and heat.
  • Costa Rica is a world leader in renewable energy. In 2017, this small Central American nation lasted 300 consecutive days on renewable energy alone.
  • One wind turbine of 2.5 MW capacity can produce enough electricity to power up to 1400 homes for a whole year.
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UN Chief calls for Climate Ambition summit on Sep 20 2023 in New York

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a summit on climate ambition on September 20, 2023 in New York. The summit will aim to accelerate action on climate change and net zero goals.

The summit will bring together world leaders from government, business, finance, and civil society. It will provide a platform for leaders to make ambitious commitments to reduce emissions and build a more sustainable future.

The summit is being held at a critical time. The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that the world is... Read more

Photo Story

Recent flash floods across the towns and cities in the lap of Himalayan region brought forth destruction, devastation and disaster risks to the forefront. In this photo story we bring to you destruction at the school based on the manjhi river bank, vulnerability of poor household situated adjacent to river bank and reconstruction work post the flashflood in Bhagau Nag area of dharamshala.