The Railways has set an ambitious target of going completely green by becoming a ‘net zero’ carbon emitter by 2030 through various initiatives. These include electrification of broad gauge, improving energy efficiency and switching to renewable sources. Continue Reading
A new study has found that only nine among 102 approved city-specific clean air plans have a budget outline for the execution of proposed air pollution mitigation activities, while the rest of them, including Delhi, lack it. Continue Reading
The most talked about issue in our country in the recent days was the drop in quality of air in New Delhi and in few metropolitan cities across the country.
An interesting initiative was launched by Apollo Cancer Centre titled ‘The Billboard that Breathes’, a unique installation featuring human lungs, retrofitted with HEPA filters and a fan that mimics breathing, to visually demonstrate the impact of air pollution. Continue Reading
India has joined efforts by the UN to eliminate single-use plastic in the world body’s headquarters here and promote healthy lifestyle by marking the World Bicycle Day, weaving in Mahatma Gandhi’s message of environmental sustainability and climate action in its support for the initiatives. Continue Reading