Green hydrogen production is based on the generation of hydrogen through electrolysis. Know about its importance, its uses, how it can be used to decarbonise the planet and its way forward here. Get to know about the advantages and the disadvantages of green hydrogen here
India has recently got its first moss garden and it has been set up in Nainital. Take a look at the garden's details, its purpose and its uses here. Know the significance of one of it's kind of garden here
It may sound strange to anybody that Madgascar’s president was overthrown due to water crisis in South Korea. But this is absolutely true. A South Korean business house, Daewoo, inked a deal with Madgascar to lease on this country’s half the arable land to grow grain for South Korean as this peninsular country is suffering from water crisis to meet its demand of evergrowing food supplies.
Global warming is the increase in the average tempreture of the Earth’s near surface air and oceans since the mid-20th century and its projected continuation. Global tempreture increased 0.74 plus or minus 0.18o celsius during the last century.
At the 25th session of the Governing Council of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, over 120 countries agreed to have legally binding measures to control the pollution by mercury, a neurotoxin. Formal negotiations for the treaty will begin in 2010.
The Kyoto Protocol is a protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change aimed at combating global warming.The Protocol was initially adopted on 11 December 1997 in Kyoto, Japan and entered into force on 16 February 2005. As of Nov 2009, 187 countries have signed and ratified the protocol.
The world’s most important being wiped out by end of this century unless fast action is taken, according to a new report. The international conservation group WWF warns that 40% of reefs in the Coral Triangle have already been lost.
India signed and ratified the protocol in August, 2002. Since India is exempted from the framework of the treaty, it is expected to gain from the protocol in terms of transfer of technology and related foreign investments.
Kyoto provides for a ‘cap and trade’ system which imposes national caps on the emissions of annex I countries. Although these caps are national-level commitments, in practice, most countries are required to devolve their emissions targets to individual industrial entities, such as a power plant.