WDO signs a MoU CASIS to Benefit Planet Earth Through International Space Station Research

The World Design Organization (WDO) has signed a MoU with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), manager of the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory, to explore research opportunities in low Earth orbit that may benefit WDO-driven initiatives. The ISS is a one-of-a-kind space-based platform that provides unique research opportunities […]

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UN Sec urges Japan, other wealthy nations to meet goals on climate change

The United Nations chief urged Japan and other wealthy nations on Thursday to give up their reliance on coal and other fossil fuels and commit to investments in green energy as they recover from the coronavirus pandemic. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made the appeal in an address to an online climate conference hosted by Japan. […]

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#ClimateBrawl: Climate Denial is a Lost Cause

In the case of climate change, propaganda is used to ignite a passionate response from the political right by whipping up fear and doubt: Fear of economic loss from climate policies – by politicians using sound bites such as “job-killer” and “hurting families and small businesses.” Doubt on climate science – often through the “authority” […]

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Researchers at Linköping University develops molecule to store solar energy

Researchers at Linköping University have developed a molecule that absorbs solar energy and stores it in chemical bonds. A possible long-term use of the molecule is to capture solar energy efficiently and store it for later consumption. The Earth receives many times more energy from the sun than we humans can use. This energy is […]

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UN Secy Gen’s phase out fossil fuels advice to India welcomed by Experts

UN secretary general’s advice to India to phase out fossil fuel to combat climate change has been welcomed by the experts. The UN Secy Gen talking about phasing out of fossil fuel said it’s possible to shift to renewable energy but the government needs an inclusive and comprehensive action plan to ensure a just energy […]

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Naval Base in Kochi gets Environment Friendly with new Plastic Waste Handling Facility

The Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command (SNC) Vice Admiral Anil K Chawla, PVSM, AVSM, NM, VSM, ADC inaugurated a Plastic Waste Handling Facility at Naval Base Kochi on 29 Aug 20. He also released A BIRD BOOK titled “Kaleidoscope – Feathered Friends @ KatariBagh” on the occasion as part of environment friendly initiatives of […]

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NITI Aayog to Launch NDC–TIA today, significant focus will be given on electric mobility

NITI Aayog will virtually launch the India Component of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC)–Transport Initiative for Asia (TIA) today, 27th August.   GIZ Director, Division South Asia, Corinna Küsel, and Deputy Ambassador German Embassy, Stephan Grabherr, will open the event at 6 pm, followed by opening remarks by Dr Karsten Sach, Director General IK, International and European Policy, Climate […]

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Nitin Gadkari promotes pilot project to run electric buses with private investment

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday promoted a pilot project to run electric buses with private investment. “If anyone is ready to invest in India, we can give him a pilot project for a city, where they can run their buses on electricity. Running their buses through electricity, they will get […]

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More Than 50 percent of World’s Oceans is Affected by Climate Change

Over 50% of the world’s oceans could already be affected by climate change, with this figure rising as high as 80% over the coming decades, shows a new study. Scientists used climate models and observations in deeper areas of ocean worldwide to calculate for the first time the point at which changes to temperatures and […]

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Install 175 air quality monitoring stations within 6 months: NGT

The National Green Tribunal has reportedly directed Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB ) to install 175 air quality monitoring stations across the country within six months. The green panel directed the CPCB to monitor the work by holding periodical online meetings with the Chairman/Member Secretaries of state pollution control boards or other authorities. It said […]

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