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“I came here because I want to make my city a better place to live in,” said an enthusiastic participant as the first edition of three-city design jam ‘City Sessions: The Future’ kicked off in Delhi over the weekend. The event was organised by LetMeBreathe, a global storytelling platform on climate change, pollution and sustainability […]
By Smitha Verma
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Flipping through the reports by the United Nations study (UN) published back in 2014, Ankit Alok Bagaria and Abhi Gawri, co-founders of Loopworm, came across the concept of an insect-based product market which had already gained traction in the West.Their interest in social entrepreneurship and motivation to work in the waste management sector led to […]
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By Payel Sen
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Hero Future Energies (HFE), a leading developer of solar, wind and hybrid projects is on an ambitious path to achieve its renewable targets. In an exclusive interview, Srivatsan Iyer, global CEO of Hero Future Energies, shares with Smitha Verma how the company is developing green hydrogen, the company’s vision towards green fuel and the challenges […]
By Smitha Verma
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At MENA 2022, there was a great buzz around what Chandra Dake, CEO of Dake Rechsand had to share. And why wouldn’t it be as he was sharing his expertise on a technology that allows deserts to be a lot less arid. He shows the way to turn them into spots fertile for desert sowing, […]
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By LMB Staff
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Where does your old smartphone go after you have thrown it off in the dustbin? The waste might end up in landfills and add on to the existing waste management problems. At a time when the world is inching towards Net Zero, it is important for citizens to understand appropriate methods of electronic waste disposal, […]
By Nikita Bishnoi
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The 2022 United Nations Oceans Conference began on Monday in Lisbon, Portugal. The event, which will take place till July, is co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, said the UN in its press release. This year, to mobilise action, the conference will seek to propel much needed science-based innovative solutions aimed at starting […]
By Nikita Bishnoi
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In the first of a series of events held in the run up to the World Environment Day, a panel discussion was held around ‘Green Steel: Pathway to Sustainable Steel Production’. The need for greening of steel and the challenges in producing green steel was discussed by Dr Deepak Yadav, Programme Associate, Council on Energy, […]
By Smitha Verma
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Ever wondered how plastic waste can be upcycled and made into trendy stuff? Here is one such story for you.  Aditya Gupta, an entrepreneur from Delhi has been involved in manufacturing beautiful rugs out of the waste PET bottles that we usually throw away after a single use. Gupta says that the company makes rugs […]
By Nikita Bishnoi
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Scientists have said that the recycling of e-waste must urgently be ramped up because mining the Earth for precious metals to make new gadgets is unsustainable. A recent campaign being run by The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) says there now needs to be a global effort to mine e-waste, rather than mining the Earth. […]
By Sahil Sharma
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When we reached Pangong Tso in Leh, Ladakh, I screamed with all my heart—THIS IS HEAVEN ON EARTH! I wondered if heaven is already on Earth, where we all hope to end up, why are we destroying the paradise we already have? Everything we have in our world today is derived from our planet. The […]
By Garvita Gulhati
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With the government actively promoting the use of Electric Vehicles in India, what is the future of electrical transportation in India looking like? Much like NFTs, cryptocurrencies and artificial intelligence, electric vehicles (EVs) are increasingly becoming a buzzword not just around the world, but in India as well. Following Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s recent announcements […]
By Abhiir Bhalla
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Are you tired of overcrowded localities? Do you feel that the green cover in your locality is shrinking? Do you think your city is becoming uninhabitable for future generations? Do we have enough green spaces? What do we need to do to transform our urban areas into healthy places to live? Green spaces are associated […]
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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the winner of the world’s best new building – The Friendship Hospital in Bangladesh. Designed by Kashef Chowdhury/URBANA, the hospital will be awarded the RIBA International Prize, the global accolade for design excellence and social impact. The remote community hospital was commissioned by the NGO Friendship, […]
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By LMB Staff
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Ocean Farming is one of the unconventional farming methods that can be used to do both; cultivate food and aid in mitigating climate change. Currently, only 3% of the globe’s surface area is used for crop production to fulfill the world’s food demand. Looking at the rate of population growth, it would be challenging to […]
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By Ankita Rawat
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I always believe life close to nature is the most beautiful one and try my best to live an environment-friendly life. Years after my childhood, I felt like painting and looked into my cupboard for old art supplies. Since I was in the transition towards a toxic-free lifestyle, the moment I saw those paint bottles, […]
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By Nandhitha Ramaraj
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With the rapid spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) across the globe, the energy sector is suffering from the impending losses both in employment and revenue. Unfortunately, our transition to a 100 percent clean future powered by renewable energy seems diminishing at this moment.  This article assesses the impacts of coronavirus on the energy sector (both renewable […]
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By George Stacey
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Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old climate activist from Sweden, is faced with a dilemma: how will she get to the U.N. Climate Summit in New York City without leaving a carbon footprint?  Enter Boris Herrmann and Pierre Casiraghi, professional sailors who offered the young activist a ride on their high-speed, zero-emissions sailboat the Malizia II . On […]
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By LMB Staff
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Naman Chopra who worked with Tesla, came back to India to open his own Innovation Centre.
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By Siya Bhatia
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Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy 2018 aims for 25% of all newly registered vehicles in Delhi to be electric by 2023.
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By Siya Bhatia