Anushka Parmar
Tuesday, 06 April 2021 / Published in Blogs
Transport is one of the most energy-intensive sectors. It uses 30% of the world’s total final energy consumption. Many of the vehicles we see on the roads today run on fossil fuels. In 2016, transport emissions from road, rail, air and marine transportation — accounted for 24% of global CO2 emissions. Hang on there is more.
Anushka Parmar
Thursday, 25 March 2021 / Published in Blogs
25% of the world’s species are currently at risk of going extinct. This is because we are losing species 1,000 times faster than any other time in human history.   If we continue on this path, we will reach the 6th mass extinction caused entirely by us humans! The five mass extinctions that took place before
Anushka Parmar
Thursday, 18 March 2021 / Published in Blogs
Our Environment provides us with an estimated US$ 125 – 145 trillion worth of ecosystem services annually. These services are the result of the dynamic interactions between diverse plants, animals, micro-organisms and their environment working together as a unit. These diverse organisms make up what we know as biodiversity. And it plays a crucial in
Anushka Parmar
Friday, 12 March 2021 / Published in Blogs
Globally, governments are debating about restoring economies with ‘green growth’ policies and diverting investments into renewable energy. Do you think there is room for such debates anymore? From my perspective, it might be beneficial to hasten the transition to renewable energy. And there is one major reason behind this thought – hear me out!   Energy
Shruti Suresh
Monday, 08 March 2021 / Published in Blogs
On average across the globe, women spend 30 hours each week performing household tasks. The pandemic added 15 hours more to it. This might not surprise you that much. But I have a hard time believing that in such a technologically advanced society, women are still spending most of their time carrying out household chores.     I have
Anushka Parmar
Friday, 26 February 2021 / Published in Blogs
As the world population grows close to 8 billion, meeting the demands of people is proving to be a challenge. From the rising energy demands to job opportunities. How do we ensure everyone has access to both? Especially in an economy that is seeing high fuel prices and loss of employment. The answer might lie with the Renewable Energy Sector. Let us find out
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Shruti Suresh
Monday, 22 February 2021 / Published in Blogs, Interviews
Did you know that 12% of the world’s population – 930 million people – spend at least 10% of their household budget on healthcare?  This is alarming.    Due to this, 100 million people are being pushed into extreme poverty. These are people who earn less than $1.90 per day and still are forced to spend on healthcare.   The need of the current global systems is to work together and innovate high-quality and
Anushka Parmar
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 / Published in Blogs
It has been a little over five years into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) era and we find ourselves in the middle of a global pandemic. Surely, progress towards achieving the SDGs must have slowed down. However, the pandemic has thrown light on many questions regarding the healthcare infrastructure across the globe. One of the
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Shruti Suresh
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 / Published in Blogs
Climate change is a myth for many politicians globally. However, consumers and investors are increasingly becoming aware of it. This is why green finance and green projects have increased exponentially over recent years.  Traditional financial instruments fund development activities offering huge returns and economic growth. The issue: these returns come at the cost of the environment.  And the result? Catastrophes. Floods, forest fires, highly infectious diseases,
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Shruti Suresh
Friday, 04 December 2020 / Published in Blogs
When you imagine development, what do you see? Tall buildings, big houses, huge industries, big farms, better infrastructure, more workplaces, better transport, food and education for all?    Land is the common entity to all these. It is one of the most valuable and expensive assets in today’s times. However, beyond land management, lies soil