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.
Revolutionizing Architecture with Carbon Concrete
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.
Green Horizon: Researchers in Australia successfully produce green hydrogen from seawater
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.
Blind teacher’s vision for a better world: inspiring acts of kindness
A School teacher Mohammed Musthafa PT can’t see, but blindness doesn’t come in the way of either his teaching or vision for impoverished students who look to him for education, guidance and succor.
The man who remained unmarried for the love of trees
A man from West Champaran, Patna, has taken a Bhishma pratigya (austere vow) to remain unmarried out of his sheer love for nature so that he could devote his full time to planting more saplings and protecting the grown-up trees from the woodcutters.
Developing next-generation vaccine for Covid-19
In a step towards the next-generation vaccine for Covid-19, researchers at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi have used the body’s own immune cells in developing a nano-vaccine unlike current vaccines that use synthetic materials to package and deliver antigens. Researchers said this approach could also be used for various other infectious diseases such as dengue.
India leading the way in Green Growth
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.
New heat-resilient wheat variety developed
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.