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Are air-conditioned trains, cabs, flights safe? Here's what experts say

04 Jun 2020

Are air-conditioned trains, cabs, flights safe? Here's what experts say

Experts have repeatedly raised questions about the use of air-conditioning in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

You're failing us: Teen climate-activist delivers fiery speech at UN

24 Sep 2019

You're failing us: Teen climate-activist delivers fiery speech at UN

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg delivered an impassioned speech criticizing world leaders at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in the UN headquarters in New York on Monday.

New study finds proof that Venus could once support life

24 Sep 2019

New study finds proof that Venus could once support life

Ever since the NASA's Pioneer Venus project suggested back in the 1980s that the planet might have had an ocean, scientists have been struggling to understand what exactly happened that turned Venus into the inhospitable hellscape it is today.

How India is helping create a 'miniature Sun' on Earth

24 Aug 2019

How India is helping create a 'miniature Sun' on Earth

While the Indian Space Research Organization is planning to launch a satellite to study the Sun by 2020 (the Aditya-L1 mission), India and some other nations are planning to bring the Sun to Earth.

NASA's first fruit grown in space to 'spice-up' astronauts' menu

09 Aug 2019

NASA's first fruit grown in space to 'spice-up' astronauts' menu

In a major leap for science, researchers at NASA are planning on sending a version of chile peppers in space to be grown and harvested at the International Space Station.

How Mars could become a livable planet one day

24 Jul 2019

How Mars could become a livable planet one day

From tech mogul Elon Musk to NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine, everyone hopes to make humans an interplanetary species.

#TechBytes: 6 futuristic technologies developed by IITians

14 Jun 2019

#TechBytes: 6 futuristic technologies developed by IITians

Steve Jobs once said if you put faith in people and give them the right tools, they do wonderful things!

#TechBytes: 6 futuristic technologies developed by IITians

19 Mar 2019

#TechBytes: 6 futuristic technologies developed by IITians

Steve Jobs once said if you put faith in people and give them the right tools, they do wonderful things!

India is the fourth highest emitter of Carbon Dioxide: Study

06 Dec 2018

India is the fourth highest emitter of Carbon Dioxide: Study

India is the fourth highest emitter of carbon dioxide in the world, accounting for 7% of global emissions in 2017, a study said yesterday.

Delhi: Machine to print Guru Granth Sahib to be imported

24 Nov 2018

Delhi: Machine to print Guru Granth Sahib to be imported

The management committee of Sikh Gurdwaras in Delhi will import an ultra modern fully computerized offset machine from Germany to print Sikh holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib.

National lab certifies technology that can clear air at public-places

30 Oct 2018

National lab certifies technology that can clear air at public-places

Amid an alarming rise in air pollution level in Delhi, a national laboratory today certified an air-purifying technology that can turn public spaces into clean air zones.

Delhi airport: Semi-robotic TaxiBots to help curb air pollution

21 Jul 2018

Delhi airport: Semi-robotic TaxiBots to help curb air pollution

After 'air-purifier' plants, Delhi airport authorities have taken another environment-friendly step by introducing TaxiBots, 'pilot-controlled semi-robotic machines' which reduce emissions and fuel-consumption by a stunning 85%.

World's first family that lives in a 3D-printed house

08 Jul 2018

World's first family that lives in a 3D-printed house

A family in Nantes, France has become the world's first family to move in to a 3D-printed home.

Toxic fumes from Delhi's open drains corroding metro infrastructure

11 May 2018

Toxic fumes from Delhi's open drains corroding metro infrastructure

Delhi's pollution is not only affecting people, but also metro infrastructure, especially those stations that are situated near open drains.

Bengaluru to become uninhabitable by 2030: IISc study

14 Apr 2018

Bengaluru to become uninhabitable by 2030: IISc study

The country's IT city, Bengaluru, might become inhabitable by 2030, as per IISc.

Delhi Budget 2018: AAP presents Rs. 53,000cr "Green" Budget

22 Mar 2018

Delhi Budget 2018: AAP presents Rs. 53,000cr "Green" Budget

Today, Delhi's Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government presented its budget.

Pollution woes: Instead of crackers, SC should ban this fuel

14 Oct 2017

Pollution woes: Instead of crackers, SC should ban this fuel

As if Delhi was not crumbling under pollution from coal plants and exhaust from cars, high imports of a fuel more polluting than diesel and petrol, petcoke, adds to Delhi's pollution woes.

Countries submitting dodgy greenhouse gas data threaten Paris accord

09 Aug 2017

Countries submitting dodgy greenhouse gas data threaten Paris accord

The Paris climate change agreement potentially faces a bigger threat than President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from it.

IIT Delhi's eco-friendly innovations to bring about a sustainable environment

05 Jun 2017

IIT Delhi's eco-friendly innovations to bring about a sustainable environment

IIT Delhi is making India and the world a better place, one invention at a time.

Trump signs orders to kill Obama's climate change policies

29 Mar 2017

Trump signs orders to kill Obama's climate change policies

President Donald Trump has ratified and signed an administrative order which will roll back Obama-era edicts aimed at controlling climate change.

After solar, wind power tariffs fall to record low

26 Feb 2017

After solar, wind power tariffs fall to record low

Wind power tariffs in India fell to a record low in a government auction for 1 gigawatt projects, weeks after solar power tariffs had also marked similar lows at an auction.

Two leading clean energy projects are in India

05 Jan 2017

Two leading clean energy projects are in India

India's resolve in battling climate change has manifested in two of the world's leading clean energy projects.

Solar power cost drops to new low

02 Dec 2016

Solar power cost drops to new low

Solar power tariffs have been consistently dropping and have now touched a new low of Rs.3 per unit.

Canada to shut coal power plants by 2030

23 Nov 2016

Canada to shut coal power plants by 2030

Catherine McKenna, Canada's Environment Minister, announced that under the terms of the Paris climate accord, Canada will shut its coal-fired power plants by 2030.

Environmentalist McKibben says Climate Change is WW-III

19 Aug 2016

Environmentalist McKibben says Climate Change is WW-III

Environmental activist Bill McKibben, in his article on climate change published in 'The New Republic', wrote that the world was under attack from climate change.

Humanity has consumed their 'Budget' of natural resources for 2016

11 Aug 2016

Humanity has consumed their 'Budget' of natural resources for 2016

According to the latest report from the Global Footprint Network, humanity has consumed their 'budget' of natural resources for 2016.

Trials for MagLev trains coming soon

10 Aug 2016

Trials for MagLev trains coming soon

MagLev (magnetic levitation) trains are being considered by the Indian Railways; these trains can hit 500 km/hour and cut down travel time enormously.

State of Climate Report: 2015 warmest year on record

03 Aug 2016

State of Climate Report: 2015 warmest year on record

State of the Climate report, led by US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration documented 2015 as surpassing 2014's temperature records, and breaking records for sea levels, greenhouse gas concentrations and extreme weather events.