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Proactive action on green cooling to deal with the climate crisis
India’s decision to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol is a milestone in green cooling and will contribute significantly to climate action, says iFOREST Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago

India’s approval on ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on

Edited NASA PR image showing the ozone hole for 2014 over the south pole. Red is bad, blue is good, e.g., red means not as much ozone as blue. (Image: Stuart Rankin; CC BY-NC 2.0)
IPCC: Net zero plans needed if we are to stop warming
A 1.5 degree celsius warming is likely even before 2040. IPCC report calls for immediate cuts on global greenhouse gas emissions. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) met virtually to consider the contribution of Working Group 1 (WG1) to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), for two weeks from 26th July to 6th August, 2021.

India will face irreversible impacts of climate crisis, says IPCC report (Image: Pixabay)
Emerging markets adopt renewables
The emerging markets are key to the electricity leapfrog to renewables, says study Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months ago

Emerging markets are about to leapfrog fossil fuels to generate all the growth in their electricity supply from renewables in this decade. The peak global fossil fuel usage for electricity generation was probably 2018.

Solar power plant in Telangana (image: Thomas Llyod Group, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0)
Billions lack access to WASH services
If trends persist, billions will be left without critical, life-saving WASH services, says a SDG monitoring report

Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 2 weeks ago

A UNICEF-WHO Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) report on drinking water and sanitation indicates that billions of people will lack access safely

Between 2016 and 2020, the global population with safely managed drinking water at home increased from 70% to 74% (Image: Pxhere)
Online Training on Design and Implementation of Decentralised Wastewater Treatment System (DEWATS)
Learn how to design and implement DEWATS™, which is CDD's approach and solution to wastewater management. Swati Bansal posted 3 months 1 week ago Flyer

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Irrigation from thin air
A super-absorbent gel could help the world's drought-hit farmers Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 2 weeks ago

A new development from a US university - a gel that can absorb water from humidity in the air, before releasing it back into the soil - could help farmers struggling to cope with the effects of drought.

The water-absorbing gel has performed well under lab conditions. (Image:  IWMI Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Serious efforts needed to curb carbon emissions
Will the promises by major nations at the recent climate summit bring the world closer to the Paris goals? Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 2 weeks ago

The Leaders’ Summit on Climate hosted by the United States President Joe Biden has come to a successful conclusion.

On January 20, 2021 United States rejoined the Paris Accord (Image: Kai Stachowiak; Public Domain license)
World must unite to tackle climate change immediately: UN
News this week Swati Bansal posted 4 months 3 weeks ago

UN report reminds the world to tackle climate change immediately

Severe cyclone batters a town in India (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Lights out to mark the Earth Hour
This year’s theme calls attention to climate change Amita Bhaduri posted 5 months 4 weeks ago

Earth Hour is observed on the last Saturday of March each year in almost all countries to raise people’s awareness of natural disasters due

Through this year’s theme, awareness is being raised about the crisis of nature loss, climate change and global warming (Image: SomeCG, Pixabay)
Call for Papers for 'The Filtration Event- FILTECH -2022', Cologne, Germany
FILTECH 2022 Conference will feature once again the latest advances and techniques in liquid/solid and gas/particle separation (dust, gas and air filtration) in three days of indepth exposure. Swati Bansal posted 7 months 1 week ago

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