Iceberg Broke Off from Antarctic Peninsula | Greensutra | India

Giant Iceberg Broke off from Antarctica

Iceberg 4 times the size of the state of Delhi breaks off from Antarctica’s Ice Shelf. Credit: NASA/USGS Landsat On  12th July 2017, a giant iceberg broke off from Antarctic Penninsula. It is now reported[…]

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Climate Accord | Greensutra | India

The Climate Accord

153 Parties have ratified to the Paris Climate Accord of 2016. On 8th July 2017, United States of America won key concessions on Climate Accord from world leaders at the most fractious G20 summit to[…]

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Focus on Renewable Power

Focus on Renewable Power: Plans to drop Coal Based UMPP

  Plans for 4000 MW coal based power plants dropped to focus on Renewable Power. In a first of its kind, the state of Gujarat has announced to drop plans of a 4000 MW Coal[…]

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Standard Water Requirements | Greensutra | India

What are Standard Water Requirements?

Standard Water Requirements are important sustainable development indicator for every society. This figure represents the Hierarchy of Water Requirements based on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. There is a growing demand on the existing water resources[…]

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Supreme Court : Bans BS III Vehicles | Greensutra

Supreme Court Bans BS III Vehicles

Supreme Court Bans BS III Vehicles with effect from 1st April 2017 On 29th March 2017, the Supreme Court of India put a Ban on the sales and registration of BS III norms compliant vehicles from[…]

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Ozone Pollution | Greensutra | India

Ozone Pollution : India Ranks Highest

Most recent studies have shown that India ranks the Highest, beating China, in Ozone Pollution. People wake up to a smoggy morning everyday in India. This smog mainly comprises of Ozone, an airborne pollutant. Over[…]

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1st Mammal Species goes Extinct courtesy of Climate Change | GreenSutra | India

1st Mammal Species goes Extinct courtesy of Climate Change

    Bramble Cay Melomys – 1st Mammal Species Goes Extinct   Increasing Global Warming is the root cause of all climate changes. Climate changes are slight in some cases and drastic in the others.[…]

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Iceman of India

Chewang Norphel is responsible for making 15 Artificial Glaciers earning him the title, ‘Iceman of India’.   Ladakh,a cold mountain desert, sees a low average rainfall of 50 mm annually making people dependent upon glaciers[…]

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Solar Highway, France

Solar Roads : Are they a thing of the future?

Solar Roads: Are they a thing of the future? Well, the future of Solar Roads is upon us. France has opened the world’s first Solar Highway on 22 December 2016. The highway stretches for 1 km or[…]

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