Oil and Gas Industry — Its Resistance to Climate Change Actions

Climate change is here, it is no more a looming threat waiting to strike us in the distant future! The surge in the frequency of extreme weather events such as floods, tides, bushfires, storms, heatwaves and drought, in addition to rising sea levels, melting glaciers in the Arctic, shrinking water bodies around the world haveRead More

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Wind Energy – A Leading Solution to Climate Change

Our rapid growth and development in the last couple of centuries have come with a cost and that is climate change. With the massive industrial boom and subsequent increase in the demands for energy led to indiscriminate burning of fossil fuels which has been adding skyrocketing emissions of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide andRead More

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Managing Nitrogen Pollution — A Key for Climate Change Mitigation

Nitrogen — the main component of the atmosphere of our planet (78 per cent by volume) — is a double-edged sword! Its conversion to other chemically reactive forms could be indispensable for some life processes while for others it could wreak havoc in the form of nitrogen pollution. This growing menace has been driven byRead More

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Embracing Solar Energy — Climbing Down The Carbon Ladder

Our energy needs are at an all-time high. With the burgeoning population, the demand for energy is only going to grow exponentially in the upcoming decades. The current energy sources have been leading to climate change which threatens our entire planet. The burning of fossil fuels including coal, natural gases and crude oil continue toRead More

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Water Desalination: A Weapon Against Water Crisis

Of late, news of water shortage and depletion has been on the rise all across the world. The water crisis has been gripping many countries in Africa, South America, Asia and North America. Climate change is one of the major factors for our water woes. The frequent period of drought, fluctuating precipitation patterns and skyrocketingRead More

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Algae — A Solution to Our Climate Woes!

Algae — could these green and slimy organisms offer a solution to the impending climate crisis? As per researchers, they might indeed! With a little help of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the algae in a well-optimised environment of a bioreactor can remove carbon dioxide gas from the atmosphere and may even be harvested to produce biofuels,Read More

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What’s Wrong With Biofuels?

The beginning of this century had emissions generated by fossil fuels in the crosshairs of many policymakers and governments and biofuels emerged as a promising solution to reduce the greenhouse gases emissions. Once touted as the panacea to climate change problems, the awareness of the shortcomings of biofuels has been increasing in recent years. TheseRead More

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We Need to Let Go Of Coal!

For centuries, we have been led to believe that without coal, our life would come to standstill! The coal plants have been generating electricity to power our homes, businesses and schools. The coal giants do not want us to know that in the absence of coal our life can still go on and they haveRead More

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Sustainable Aviation — Transform the Way We Fly and Tackle Climate Change

The last decade has seen a proliferation of aviation sector — mostly driven by affordable international trips and growing middle class, globally. That might be good news for tourists and tourism sectors for many nations. However, the dark side to this growth has been its contribution to spiralling environmental issues. The aviation industry has beenRead More

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The Risks of Making Nuclear Energy A Part of Climate Solution

World leaders struck a deal in the Paris Agreement 2015 to limit the global warming to 1.5°C from the pre-industrial temperature. As per a UN Emission Gap Report, to achieve this goal, the carbon emissions must reduce at least by 7.6 per cent each year starting from 2020 to 2030. Our energy needs have beenRead More

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