India’s Jaitapur Gearing Up for Another Chernobyl?

May 3, 2011 / 1 Comment

India is witnessing an uproar over a proposed nuclear power project, this time at Jaitapur. The project has received a setback, especially after the nuclear tragedy in Fukushima, Japan, due to the tsunami which struck the Japanese coastline. The proposed nuclear power project is a serious cause of concern for reasons manifold. First of all, the Jaitapur plant is on ...

High Investment in Clean Energy Sector

February 25, 2011 / No Comments

The latest report on clean energy quotes the words the head of a United Nation's green economy initiative on Wednesday and says that Brazil, China and India are expected to fuel global investments in clean energy in 2011 that are expected to reach $240 billion.

Expanding & Connecting Reserves Could Save Tigers from Extinction

January 29, 2011 / 1 Comment

Conservationists say that if the tiger population needs to expand, the tiger reserves should increase both in area and numbers. Tiger range countries’ goal is to double the existing population by 2022. It’s a pity that only some 3200 tigers are left in the entire world. It is calculated that Asia could support 10,000 tigers, three times the current population ...

Nature Solves Territorial Dispute Between India and Bangladesh, an Island Disappears

March 24, 2010 / 1 Comment

Even though it is more of a result of rising sea levels and global warming than the grand plans of nature, the disappearance of an island has kind of "solved" a point of territorial dispute between India and Bangladesh. The tiny, uninhabited island was about six feet above sea level at its highest point, and recent satellite images seem to ...

Low Energy Cellular Network to Expand Reach

February 24, 2010 / No Comments

Cellular Networks are an essential part of modern lifestyle, but at the same time, they are responsible for very high emissions. That said, cellular networks play an important role in communications, and countries which haven't yet been able to have a decent wired network, now provide access to cellular networks for millions of people. Expanding cellular networks to such areas ...

Indian Minister Backs Unconditional CO2 Cuts for the Country

October 19, 2009 / No Comments

India currently is the fourth largest emitter of carbon in the world, and has so far resisted any binding emission targets under an international agreement. India, and the Group of 77 developing nations have been opposing such binding targets unless they come tied with financial and technological support from developed nations which have so far led in carbon emissions.

Giloy, Giloy Herb, Nilgiri Oil, Remedies to prevent Swine Flu

August 12, 2009 / 12 Comments

Swine flu is spreading like wild fire in India. Indian Yoga Guru and Herbal Specialist Swami Baba Ramdeo claims that Swine flu is caused by the lack of resistant power inside our bodies. He has suggested some tips to save ourselves from the deadly swine flu so below is the list of remedies which claim to treat or prevent Swine flu. Giloy ...

First Swine Flu Death in India, 14-year-old Pune Girl Dies in the Hospital

August 4, 2009 / 1 Comment

The first swine flu death in Indiahas been reported in Pune, where Riya Shiekh, a 14-year old schoolgirl died at the local hospital. [caption id="attachment_6167" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="The city of Pune in India"][/caption] A resident of Pune’s Camp area, the little girl has been admitted to the private Jehangir hospital on July 27. Two days later she has been taken to ICU ...

Climate Change Bill: Business Groups in US Warns of ‘Green Trade War’

July 29, 2009 / No Comments

Major business groups in the United States have warned US Congress that it will trigger what may be called a “green trade war” if Congress passes a climate change bill which “threatens” other countries with taxes on energy-intensive goods. In a letter to US Senate leaders, the National Foreign Trade Council, the United States Chamber of Commerce and two other groups ...

India Warns the Developed World Against Green Protectionism

March 25, 2009 / No Comments

As the Kyoto agreement runs out in 2012, the world is getting together to make sure that they have another international treaty in place by then, to address the deteriorating environmental issues and to ensure that each nation has a certain emission cut targets set for it. Image by lingaraj However, developing heavyweights like India, China and Brazil, seem to have taken ...