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The temperatures have dropped in North India with states like Haryana, Punjab and Delhi experiencing biting cold. A blanket of haze again enveloped Delhi on Sunday while visibility dropped in the neighboring states due to shallow fog and mist. The India Meteorological Department said pollution levels have spiked due to calm conditions, marked by low wind […]

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Delhi is once again witnessing hazardous air quality with major pollutant PM 2.5 reaching 14 times the safe limit by Monday afternoon. Despite numerous warnings by a green court and environmental authorities, crop burning in the adjacent states of Punjab and Haryana has reached unprecedented levels, causing the air quality in the city to deteriorate […]

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Since 2015, when Pope Francis urged the world to go green to limit global warming, Mumbai’s Infant Jesus Church and School (IJC) has been treating 90% of its waste, saving around 2,500 kg of waste from going to the city’s overflowing dumping grounds. Waste generated at the church and school is segregated into organic and dry. While […]

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India has been grappling with serious pollution issues since a long time. A survey has revealed that the highest number of pollution-related deaths occur in the country, which is alarming to say the least. Now a  group of students from the Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) have come up with a unique way to fight air […]

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India and the US might not be at the same stage of development but both the economies are sure to benefit immensely from investment in renewables and reducing their dependence on fossil fuels. Both the countries are among the world’s topmost polluters and are already grappling with effects of climate change. India, which until recently […]

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The capital city of India faces lethal heat wave in summers. To combat the sweltering heat, New Delhi based Ant Studio has designed an innovative, honey-comb resembling, zero-energy air conditioner. This low-tech, energy efficient and artistic structure harnesses the power of evaporative cooling. Built as part of a larger beautification project for DEKI Electronics, the innovative […]

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We’ve known for quite some time now that plastic pollution in our water bodies is a matter of grave concern. But not many people know that very fine pieces of plastic have already found their way into our drinking water. US based non-profit journalism outfit Orb recently sampled tap water from more than a dozen […]

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