The broad gauge network of the Indian Central Railway spanning 3,825 kilometers has now achieved 100% electrification, resulting in an annual reduction of 5.204 lakh tonnes of carbon emissions.
Speaking at an event in New Delhi, philanthropist Bill Gates has urged the world to focus on scientific innovations to tackle climate change. He emphasized that modern economies around the world rely heavily on energy derived from burning hydrocarbons, with over 80% of this energy coming from such sources.
According to a study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, our food system is responsible for one-third of global emissions, and animal agriculture alone accounts for 14% of these emissions.
Ørsted, a Danish energy company, is building Europe’s largest commercial production facility for carbon-neutral marine fuels in northeastern Sweden. The FlagshipONE plant, developed by Liquid Wind AB, will produce up to 50,000 metric tons of e-methanol per year from renewable energy and biogenic carbon dioxide from 2025.
Heathrow airport has initiated its Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) incentive scheme for the second year, with greener and cleaner jet fuel being in high demand. In 2022, Heathrow pioneered an SAF incentive program – a world-first for airports – aiming to subsidize up to 50% of the additional cost for airlines to encourage the use of SAF.
Tourism has been one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, with millions of people travelling to different destinations every year. However, this rapid growth has come at a cost. The environmental impact of tourism is significant, with increased carbon emissions, pollution, and damage to natural habitats.
The global population is undergoing a major shift towards aging, with older individuals making up a larger and larger proportion of the population in nearly every country around the world.
LED lighting is a revolutionary technology that has transformed the way we light our homes, businesses, and public spaces. The adoption of LED lighting has been a key factor in reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions, making it an important tool in the fight against climate change.