Success comes at a cost. In the world of technological inventions, Life is no more a herculean task, its mere one touch on our smartphones. Undoubtedly, with all the latest […]
Delhi Pollution are trending on twitter for many days and jokes about the condition of Delhi air quality becoming viral on different platform of social media. Delhi has once again become everyone hot favourite topic. Not for the first time, but the problem of poor air quality has been a constant phenomenon for the city every time the winter sets in. However, the consequences of this on human health are not at all funny but extremely serious.
The decision of the Trump administration to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change is a big blow to the move to protect the earth for […]
Mumbai is in the news every monsoon when India’s financial capital sinks up to its nose. The city’s resilience and the capability of bouncing back has been lauded. But this […]
Diwali is just around the corner and as Supreme Court in 2018 had banned the use and sale of conventional firecrackers, there has been a popular demand for the Green […]
Every August, Nature delivers a message to Kerala and parts of Karnataka. Last August, it was a message to refrain from tinkering with rivers. This year, the message is loud and clear: leave the hills alone. And there is ample reason. Kerala has been flattening eco-sensitive and fragile mountains in the name of development and boosting cash crops.
A new report from the Coalition for Urban Transitions, supported by 50 leading institutions, shows that national governments that invest in low-carbon cities can enhance economic prosperity, make cities better […]
The tragedy that Kerala faced for the past two years was not God’s wrath, but due to human greed – a tragedy that was waiting to happen. The tragedy in […]
As India celebrated the 150’Th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi this year, we have also embarked a fight against the plastic menace. With our Prime Minister, Narendra Modi committed towards environment and sustainable lifestyle, a campaign to shun the use of Single-Use Plastics (SUP) is also launched.
In India, usage of single use plastic, is being done for all most everything. In terms of usage, the synonyms of carry bag mean Plastic Bag. Almost 15, 000 tonnes of plastic waste are generated every day, out of which 9, 000 tonnes are collected and processed/recycled. However approx. 6, 000 tonnes of plastic waste are not being collected. The uncollected mass of these plastic waste further worsens the environment by various long-term adverse impact.
The uneven monsoon and over-exploitation of groundwater are leading India towards one of the worst crisis ever. However, in 2018, NITI Aayog- a Government think tank mentioned in its report on Composite Water Management Index (CWMI), that 21 major Indian cities will run out of groundwater affecting the lives of around 100 million of population. It was no surprise, that Chennai was one of them and on June 19, 2019, it was declared as ‘Day Zero’ when the city went out of the water supply.