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  • Fight pollution with these 5 superfoods

    Fight pollution with these 5 superfoods

    Jaggery, commonly known as gur in India, is a rich source of iron. Jaggery can help improve the hemoglobin level in the blood, thereby increasing the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood. This helps in getting rid of breathing-related issues that occur due to pollution.

    January 13, 2022
  • In areas with heavy plastic pollution, more microbes can degrade plastics

    In areas with heavy plastic pollution, more microbes can degrade plastics

    "Using our models, we found multiple lines of evidence supporting the fact that the global microbiome's plastic-degrading potential correlates strongly with measurements of environmental plastic pollution -- a significant demonstration of how the environment is responding to the pressures we are placing on it"

    December 27, 2021
  • Rethinking Fenestration from the lens of sustainability

    Rethinking Fenestration from the lens of sustainability

    Offering a steady increase of daylight and solar energy utilization and control, fenestrations are fast becoming a necessary 'climate screen' for effectively conserving the energy of a building.

    June 23, 2021
  • Study finds microplastics in aquifers near awaste dumpyards of Chenni Corp

    Study finds microplastics in aquifers near awaste dumpyards of Chenni Corp

    "In the west, they have developed a system wherein biomining is used where you can extract metals from e-waste and the rest of the solid waste can be used to generate biogas.

    June 15, 2021
  • Save Yamuna campaign picks momentum

    Save Yamuna campaign picks momentum

    "The whole stretch from Kans Kila to Masani Nala and beyond towards Vrindavan had been systematically greened with dense foliage,"

    May 27, 2021
  • Urgent steps must to reduce methane emissions

    Urgent steps must to reduce methane emissions

    "Cutting methane is the strongest lever we have to slow climate change over the next 25 years and complements necessary efforts to reduce carbon dioxide."

    May 7, 2021
  • Importance of Sustainability in today’s time

    Importance of Sustainability in today’s time

    Those who are aware, understand the value of being sustainable today. If in the present moment also we won't understand the meaning of being sustainable, then tomorrow will be too late. 

    April 28, 2021
  • Global CO2 emissions to rise by 1.5 bn tonnes in 2021: IEA

    Global CO2 emissions to rise by 1.5 bn tonnes in 2021: IEA

    The CO2 emissions, riding on the increasing demand for coal in electricity generation, will increase by almost 5 per cent in 2021 to 33 billion tonnes. Asia, more specifically China, is set to lead the demand for coal by more than 80 per cent, in 2021.

    April 21, 2021
  • Delhi to set up 500 charging points for EVs in 12 months

    Delhi to set up 500 charging points for EVs in 12 months

    On Thursday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced that his government will provide huge subsidies on electric vehicles in order to reduce air pollution in the national capital.

    February 5, 2021
  • Delhi govt to promote electric vehicles: Kejriwal

    Delhi govt to promote electric vehicles: Kejriwal

    "As we all are aware, vehicles are the main source of air pollution in Delhi. Hence, I appeal to the people to buy only electric vehicles and thus help bring down pollution levels in the city. I especially appeal to the youth to buy electric two-wheelers only," Kejriwal said at a press conference.

    February 4, 2021
  • Take action to cut methane emissions from oil, gas sector: IEA

    Take action to cut methane emissions from oil, gas sector: IEA

    Its advice draws on analysis of how more than 50 countries, states or provinces -- from the US to Nigeria, from Iraq to China and Russia -- have tackled methane emissions from a regulatory perspective.

    January 19, 2021