The current state of our planet and the environment has led to an urgent need for sustainable practices in every aspect of our lives. One of the most pressing areas where sustainable solutions are required is in housing and energy efficiency.
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.
The development of solar panels and wind turbines in the 20th century has had a significant impact on the energy sector. In the past, fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and gas were the primary sources of energy. However, the increasing demand for energy coupled with the rising concerns about the environmental impact of fossil fuels has led to the development of renewable energy sources such as solar and wind.
The widespread adoption of electric cars can have several positive impacts on different aspects of society. Firstly, it can lead to a reduction in air pollution, as electric cars produce no emissions at the tailpipe. This can lead to improved public health, as air pollution has been linked to a range of health issues including asthma, lung cancer, and heart disease.
HENN and the Technical University of Dresden have combined to radically rethink an essential architectural material, reinforced concrete. Named after the three C’s – Carbon, Concrete and Composite, the CUBE is the world’s first building to substitute steel and exclusively use non-metallic concrete reinforcement.
Researchers in Australia, an island nation, have successfully split seawater to produce green hydrogen without pre-treatment. An international chemical engineering team, led by the University of Adelaide’s Professor Shizhang Qiao and Associate Professor Yao Zheng, were motivated by the fact that the only thing emitted by hydrogen fuel is water.
The Indian government is taking steps to provide every possible assistance to ensure green growth of the economy. While addressing the first post-budget webinar on Green Growth on Thursday through video conferencing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, every budget presented by this government since 2014 has been taking forward new age reforms to solve the present challenges.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has developed a new wheat variety which can overcome the challenges arising out due to changes in weather patterns and rising heat levels. This new wheat variety called HD-3385 is amenable to early sowing, escaping the impact of heat spikes and can be harvested before March end.