Delhi’s Odd-Even Oddly Doesn’t Even Address the Root of the Problem, if Research Data are to be believed. I read an interesting take in Financial Express on the actual problems that result in Delhi’s air pollution (written by PP Sangal, a UN Consultant and former director of CSO – ISS). This shows why the […]Read More →
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Savings would be up to 15 times higher than costs, thanks to avoided expenditures on air pollution and climate change Berlin, Germany, 17 March 2016 – Doubling the share of renewables in the global energy mix by 2030 can save up to USD 4.2 trillion annually by 2030 – 15 times more than the costs […]Read More →
I have been watching the bioplastics and biopolymers market with great interest last few years. And I am sure I am not alone. Plastics has been the favourite whipping-boy of every environmentalist and tree-hugger. But dig a bit deeper, and you will see that plastics (or something that can substitute plastics ) are indeed a […]Read More →
Water is touted by many as the new oil. Well, you know what, we might be able to just about live without oil, but we cannot without water. Makes it all the more important that we focus on ensuring sustainability of water. And it is not just the supply of water we are concerned about, […]Read More →
It will be no surprise if I tell you that Chennai Metrowater’s phones never stop ringing – mainly from complaints. One key problem and complaint domain is of course the overflowing of sewage – which remind all of us that, in spite of protestations that we are actually a developing country, we might actually be […]Read More →
This is one initiative I am keen on succeed at the fastest possible pace. In India alone, over 80,000 villagers die every year from lung diseases as a result of cooking with kerosene stoves. Just imagine what a simple switch to clean cookstoves could do to reverse this ridiculous and totally unnecessary mortality. The alliance […]Read More →