Battery Recycling : Must Know Facts | Greensutra | India

Battery Recycling : Must Know Facts

Almost all batteries are Recyclable. More than 15 billion units of a wide range batteries types are used annually. This includes batteries in laptops, mobile phones, power tools,  remotes, watches, cameras and many more. What[…]

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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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Energy from roads | Greensutra | India

Can we harvest energy from roads?

Energy not Harnessed is Energy Wasted Late last year, we learned about how companies are devising ways to install solar panels on roads. Having said this, is it a far-fetched idea to find more ways[…]

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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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Inverter Air Conditioners

Energy Savings: Inverter Air Conditioners vs Normal Air Conditioners

  Inverter Air Conditioners save approximately 20-40% energy compared to the normal ones. Inverter Air Conditioners are always associated with a myth that they run on power backup inverters during power outage. But in actuality,[…]

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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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