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Carbon Credit: A License to Pollute

The International treaty of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was amended in 1997 by the Kyoto Protocol. The objective of the protocol was the “stabilisation” of greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations (caused by emissions/usage of oil, gas, coal and nuclear material) in the atmosphere by setting a 5-year cap on emissions. However,...

Multi-Stakeholder Platform For Transformative Solutions In Water Resources Management

The Government of Maharashtra (GOM) and 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG), have initiated the Maharashtra Water Resources ‘Multi-Stakeholder Platform’ (Maharashtra Water - MSP) to address critical water resources challenges in Maharashtra.

Flushing Wealth Down The Drain

In a follow up to his earlier article – “Wealth in your waste”, Anirban Ghosh, Chief Sustainability Officer, Mahindra Group shares the ways in which cities can recycle their sewage water.  What is considered waste is often a concentrated form of nutrients that we haven’t considered useful so far! According to government data (2015) an...

The Smokeless Cookstove Revolution

The Smokeless Cookstove Revolution Saving 1 million lives by eliminating smoke from households! Smokeless Cookstove Revolution (SCR) is excited to announce that they launched a Crowd Funding campaign today. The funds raised will go towards supporting the project for the coming months while they set up the legal structures required to receive grants from Foundations who are looking to fund exactly this kind of life changing initiative.

Environmental Sensitivity Is An Integral Part Of Overall Business Strategy

According to the World Bank, India is emerging as a front runner in the global fight against climate change by consciously opting for solar power over coal to fuel its growth. The World Bank’s recent news report in particular, lauded the country for cancelling the installation of 14 GW of coal-fired power plants, given...

Save The Big Cats Of The Wild: International Tiger Day

International Tiger Day, celebrated globally on July 29, aims to make people more aware of the horrors of a world without tigers.

Where Does Kolkata’s Sustainable Growth Stand?

The wetlands in the east of Kolkata are part of a unique ecosystem that thrives on wastewater from India’s third-most populated metro city. It’s the world’s largest organic sewage treatment system that doubles up as a vegetable garden and fishery that supply more than a half of the city’s daily requirement. The salty, low-lying marshes...

Where Does Bengaluru’s Sustainable Growth Stand?

In 1970, Bangalore had 1.6 million people. Within the decade, the emergence and expansion of public sector institutions such as the Indian Space Research Organisation, Bharat Electrical Limited, and Hindustan Machine Tools caused a sudden growth in the graph. Simultaneously, textile and information technology industries increased their traction in the city. By the 1980s,...
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Where Does Delhi’s Sustainable Growth Stand?

Strict industrial norms regarding waste management and government policies regarding sewage treatment will support the movement of a healthy, ecologically stable Delhi.

Where Does Mumbai’s Sustainable Growth Stand?

July 28 is being observed as World Nature Conservation Day, which stresses on the fact that a healthy environment is the foundation of a stable and progressive society.

Install Green House Solar Dryers And Generate Additional Revenues

Sustainable methods for food preservation are the need of the hour and in India, solar drying is one of the most preferred choices and a promising technology owing to its vantage on utilisation of renewable energy. This initiative will enable farming communities to build more sustainable business and also contribute to the development of agricultural sector in India.

International Day For The Conservation Of The Mangrove Ecosystem

Mangroves ecosystem is rich in biodiversity located at the interface of land and sea in tropical regions. These help in ensuring food security for many coastal communities. Mangroves provide biomass, forest products and help in sustaining fisheries. They contribute immensely to the protection of coastlines and help in mitigating the effects of climate change...
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