Article by Shwetha Sivaraman At the start of February, the Indian government announced it would invest 35,000 crore rupees (4.3 billion USD) in green technology, focusing on solar power and green hydrogen production, in its efforts to reach net zero emissions by 2070. However, as with most of the world, India remains heavily reliant on … Continue reading India’s Relationship with Renewable Energy
Pakistan is facing the worst consequences of the climate crisis, partly owing to the actions of the developed world, says Pakistani Finance Minister Miftah Ismail, as the country battles the worst floods in its history. Today, the world’s fifth-most-populous country is fighting for its survival. This summer, erratic monsoon rains battered the country from north … Continue reading The Catastrophic Impact of Pakistan’s Floods and the Cost of Global Apathy
“The Ministry for The Future” fiction or non-fiction? The book “The Ministry of the Future,” published in 2020, opened the storyline with a depiction —or more like a prediction— of the great Indian Heatwave. The book was intended to be a fiction novel that paints a picture of the future of our world in the … Continue reading The Great Indian Heatwave
Nowadays plastic plays an important and practical role in everyone’s lives. Indeed, plastic is known for its diverse valuable uses, from bottles of water to disposable cutlery and cups and plastic shopping bags. Speaking of disposable carry bags, we all have a large plastic bag at home with lots of folded bags inside. These are … Continue reading SINGLE-USE PLASTIC IN INDIA. WHAT IS BEING DONE?
The global outbreak of COVID-19 has affected every facet of human life, including the physical world. The measures taken to control the spread of the virus as well as the economic slowdown the world has faced have had significant effects on the environment, which can be construed as both positive and negative. To control the … Continue reading Green Impact of COVID-19