A new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggests that implementing stronger regulations to lower levels of fine particulate air pollutants (PM2.5) would benefit the health of all Americans, with Black Americans and low-income Americans likely to reap the most benefits, including a lower risk of premature death.
Riding the Winds of Change: Tamil Nadu’s Inspirational Journey Towards a Wind Energy Revolution
On Sunday, Tamil Nadu utilized 26.8 million units of wind power, marking the beginning of the new wind season, according to K. Kasthurirangaian, the president of the Indian Wind Power Association.
Reducing Waste and Promoting Sustainability: Ideas for Global Waste Management Practices
As part of their sustainability efforts towards reducing and recycling e-waste, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a Fortune Global 500 Company and a ‘Maharatna’, has launched a special initiative called “Sound Management of Waste Disposal (SMWD)”.
The Rise of Millet: A Solution to Food Security and Climate Change Promoting Sustainable Agriculture and Economic Growth
During the Global Millets (Shree Anna) Conference in New Delhi, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his confidence that the market and associated ecosystem of Shree Anna will strengthen the rural economy and benefit the country’s 2.5 crore marginal farmers. He highlighted the climate-resilient quality of millet and its potential to combat water crisis issues.
Powering Towards a Sustainable Future: India’s Investment in Renewable Energy
NTPC Limited, a Maharatna Central Public Sector Enterprise, has been granted an exemption by the Indian Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) from the current guidelines of power delegation to make investments in NTPC Green Energy Limited (NGEL), a subsidiary of NTPC Ltd.
Empowering Artisans and Promoting Handicrafts: Lessons from India, Bangladesh, and the Philippines
The Indian state of Madhya Pradesh is currently hosting the Divya Kala Mela, an event that showcases the products and craftsmanship of Divyang entrepreneurs and artisans from across the country. The fair will be inaugurated by Governor Mangubhai Patel, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Dr. Virender Kumar, and Minister of State Kumari Pratima Bhowmick.
Towards Sustainable Healthcare: India’s Model of Affordable Medicine and Sanitary Pads
During the Jan Aushdhi Diwas 2023 event held in Dwarka, Delhi on Tuesday, Bhupender Yadav, the Indian Union Minister for Employment and Environment, Forest, and Climate Change, announced that over 9,000 Jan Aushadhi Kendras have been established across the nation under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
One Earth, One Family, One Future: The G20’s Call for Unity and Action
During a video message to the opening segment of the G20 Foreign Ministers, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the need for unity of purpose and action with India’s theme of ‘One Earth, One Family, One Future’ for its G20 Presidency. He expressed hope that the meeting would reflect the spirit of coming together to achieve common and concrete objectives.
Innovative Solutions for a Sustainable Future: Borrowing Ideas from India
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.
The Impact of Our Diets on the Environment: A Study on Carbon Footprint and Nutrition Quality
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.