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Affordability and permanence of biochar as a carbon removal solution

This article is authored by Shailendra Singh Rao, founder, Creduce.

People protest against the climate crisis in Glasgow. (Reuters)
Published on Dec 04, 2023 11:26 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

In a green push, govt officials in HP to get electric vehicles

The state finance department has asked all the departments concerned to submit a list of required vehicles in order to prepare a budget

Himachal Pradesh government has prepared a draft notification mandating the use of electric vehicles by all its officials (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 11, 2023 05:02 AM IST
By, Shimla

NITI Aayog encourages Maharatnas to set up charging stations, adopt to EVs

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi government aims to have EVs comprise 30% of new private vehicle registrations, amounting to 8 crore EVs, by 2030

NITI Aayog advisor Sudhendu Sinha chaired a meeting with Maharatnas on Friday. (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 14, 2023 01:36 PM IST
BySaptarshi Das

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

Critics argue that DAC is energy and cost-intensive, with limited outcomes compared to resources invested.

A Direct Air Capture facility of 1PointFive.(1PointFive)
Updated on Aug 19, 2023 02:07 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Thane city can cut carbon footprint by 22% in three years: NIUA report

A new report suggests that Thane city in India can reduce its annual carbon footprint by 22% by 2026. The report outlines various measures including the use of rooftop solar, electric mobility, waste-to-energy plants, and energy-efficient street lighting. Thane's annual greenhouse gas emissions currently stand at 2.29 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent, or 1.09 tonnes per person, compared to nearby Mumbai's emissions of 23.42 million tonnes, or 1.8 tonnes per person. The report also highlights the need for integrated water and wastewater management to address high-risk emissions sources.

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Updated on Aug 17, 2023 12:34 AM IST
ByPrayag Arora-Desai
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