Holding global warming to a critical limit would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, says a key report from the global scientific authority on climate change.
Can’t we all come up with something using technology that is convenient and also sustainable? As our society races to find alternatives to single-use plastic, Prehistoric peoples used thick-skinned bottle gourds as containers. The eco-friendly Gourd Cups is the alternative to single-use plastic cups.
In Kenya’s Rift Valley, rural communities are implementing agroforestry to boost incomes and forest cover. Native plants like enset, a type of wild banana, and trees are being cultivated in combination with crops, which benefit each other and provide a diversity of produce.
The ducks eat up the harmful pests and weeds from our fields. Their droppings make the soil fertile. This saves us from using chemical fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides and their escalating costs says Basak Sisters.
A Bombardier Q400 aircraft made the one-way trip to New Delhi from the city of Dehradun. The private airline, SpiceJet plans to blend a quarter of its energy requirement with biofuel for flight operations, that would lower costs and help reduce carbon emissions by 15 percent.
A North Carolina startup grows "biocement" bricks to circumvent the hefty load of fossil fuels needed for normal cement. Cement is the glue that holds together the stones, pebbles or whatever tough material goes into your concrete bricks and sidewalks. But its production creates more carbon emission.