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What is direct air carbon capture — technology backed by Biden administration?

A Direct Air Capture facility of 1PointFive.
Updated on Aug 19, 2023 02:07 PM IST

Four-wing drive: Flying cars are taking off, but are we ready for them?

(Clockwise) The XPeng X2, Klein Vision AirCar and Embraer’s Eve are in various stages of development by companies based in China, Slovakia and Brazil. An estimated 250 companies worldwide are currently working on flying-car prototypes.
Updated on Aug 03, 2023 05:59 PM IST

How can governments help people cut their carbon footprint?

People in rich countries can lead clean lives quicker if governments make it easy for them to ditch dirty habits.
Published on May 31, 2023 04:46 PM IST

Chandigarh admn waives road tax on hybrid vehicles too

Nitin Mehan, secretary, Federation of Automobile Dealers’ Association, Chandigarh said the cost of hybrid vehicles ranged between 18 lakh and 1 crore. (HT File Photo)
Updated on May 26, 2023 01:22 AM IST

A bug’s life: Could bacteria help us clean up our mess?

(Images: Wikimedia Commons; Imaging: Puneet Kumar)
Updated on Jul 27, 2023 10:54 PM IST

Green growth for India: Special focus on mangrove protection

Sundari tree (Heritiera fomes) forest in Sunderbans river delta.
Published on May 16, 2023 12:23 PM IST

Wedding trends to watch out for!

To make the wedding planning easier, experts from the wedding industry talk about the trends that will rule the shaadi season this year
Updated on Apr 25, 2023 01:50 PM IST

London Marathon strives to reduce its carbon footprint

Like any mass participation event, climate concerns are a growing part of marathon planning.
Published on Apr 21, 2023 03:28 PM IST

Flying colours: A tribute to the Boeing 747

The Boeing 747 wasn’t just bigger than every other commercial airline of its time, it was at least double the size of every other plane in the skies. (Adobe.stock)
Updated on Aug 11, 2023 08:59 PM IST

Centre announces list of tech for carbon credits

Union environment minister Bhupender Yadav. (PTI)
Published on Feb 18, 2023 01:19 AM IST

How to incorporate sustainable practices into your daily life

Consider using public transportation, biking, or walking when possible. Not only is this better for the environment, but it can also have health benefits and save you money on gas and car maintenance.
Published on Feb 04, 2023 04:14 PM IST

Bengaluru's BMTC inks deal with Tata Motors' unit for 921 more electric buses

BMTC has brought in e-buses to reduce its carbon footprint in Bengaluru.
Published on Dec 17, 2022 12:43 PM IST

Lifestyle choices to lead a kinder life: Steps to achieve conscious consumption

Lifestyle choices to lead a kinder life: Steps to achieve conscious consumption, sustainable purchase practices
Updated on Dec 03, 2022 10:08 AM IST

Staggering revelation in study on carbon footprint of the world's richest

A worker walks towards the particle filter on the upper deck of the ferry Piana docked in Marseille harbour.
Updated on Nov 07, 2022 09:11 AM IST

Climate change: Do we have to rethink what we eat?

Supermarkets stock thousands of products from all over the world
Published on Jul 01, 2022 05:10 PM IST

Go economical and eco-friendly by constructing home with Green Cement

World Environment Day 2022: Want to go economical and eco-friendly while constructing homes? Opt for Green Cement, the future of sustainable construction 
Updated on Jun 05, 2022 08:08 PM IST

World Environment Day 2022: Easy fixes to make your house eco friendly

World Environment Day 2022: Easy home interior decor fixes to make your house eco friendly 
Updated on Jun 04, 2022 01:36 PM IST

Lifestyle tips to contribute to sustainability in small swaps

World Environment Day 2022: Lifestyle tips to contribute to sustainability in small swaps 
Updated on Jun 05, 2022 12:56 PM IST

World Health Day 2022: Healthy tweaks in lifestyle for reducing carbon footprint

World Health Day 2022: Healthy tweaks in lifestyle for reducing carbon footprint 
Updated on Apr 07, 2022 10:46 AM IST

Scientifically Speaking | Can we stop the climate crisis by sucking up CO2?

Billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide will need to be removed from the atmosphere to prevent a climate catastrophe. 
Published on Mar 31, 2022 07:33 AM IST

Greenpiece: Lessons we can take from Baiga’s lifestyle

A Baiga eats primarily what grows on plants, with very little farmed food.
Published on Nov 22, 2021 03:09 AM IST

Australia announces climate plan, aims to zero out carbon emissions by 2050

A woman holds up a sign as she takes part in a protest to call for action on climate change in Melbourne, Australia. 
Published on Oct 26, 2021 06:59 AM IST

Global methane emissions equaled Europe’s carbon footprint in 2020

FILE - The Jan. 10, 2009 file photo shows a flock of geese flying past a smokestack at the Jeffery Energy Center coal power plant near Emmitt, Kan. A new study says the amount of global warming already baked into the air because of past carbon pollution is enough to blow past internationally agreed upon climate limits. A study on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 takes a different look at what's called committed warming that comes from heat-trapping gases staying in the atmosphere for more than a century. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Published on Jan 18, 2021 11:09 AM IST

Has Goa become moral compass for the world?

Goa’s collective decision not to build the Indian Institute of Technology bears a profound lesson for the world.
Published on Jan 18, 2021 04:51 AM IST

Globe-trotters pledge to fly less after Covid to help climate

People now think giving up flying would be one of the easiest things they could do to cut their carbon footprint.
Published on Jan 11, 2021 10:06 AM IST

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Artisanal all the way

Chorizo Hummus by Artisanal Collective is worth a try
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 05:28 PM IST

Green activists must work on reducing Carbon footprint

The paper examines 203,313 households in 623 districts of India.
Updated on Dec 28, 2020 03:08 AM IST

‘India has set target of cutting carbon footprint by 30-35%,’ says PM Modi

PM Modi addressing the students of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) on Saturday
Updated on Nov 21, 2020 01:33 PM IST
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