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.
Environment and Sustainability
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)”.
Turning Waste into Value: Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Waste Management
Gold nanoparticles supported on a zirconium oxide surface have been discovered by researchers at Tokyo Metropolitan University to be effective in converting waste materials such as biomass and polyester into organosilane compounds. These compounds are valuable chemicals used in a variety of applications, and the new process takes advantage of the cooperative nature of gold
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.
Wingify Earth: Educating Children and Families on Environmental Sustainability
Air pollution is a grave concern in India, especially in Delhi. Wingify aims to educate young children and their families about simple and affordable actions that can be taken daily to help clean Delhi’s air, safeguard human health, lower medical expenses, and preserve the environment.
Promoting Environmental Sustainability through Livelihood Generation
For over four years, TERI has been actively involved in various initiatives aimed at enhancing the sustainability of Pathardi village, located in Mokhada, Palghar. The organization has implemented several projects focusing on food, energy, and water security to make the village self-sufficient.
Building a Sustainable Future: Domestic Critical Mineral Production and Sustainable Mining
The United States has recognized the need for a reliable supply of critical minerals to support the growth of the renewable energy sector and reduce dependence on imports. Critical minerals are essential for the production of solar panels, electric vehicles, wind turbines, and electricity networks, and include metals such as copper, cobalt, nickel, lithium, and platinum.
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.
Building Sustainable Energy Solutions through Collaboration: Insights from the Bioenergy Research Center
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has secured another round of funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to lead the second phase of its Bioenergy Research Center. The center is one of four DOE-funded research centers focused on innovation in biofuels, bioproducts, and clean energy for the country.