World Green Building Week - Ms. Mili Majumdar
Savitha Ramesh
Wednesday, 21 September 2022 / Published in Blogs
World Green Building Week is a reminder to put on our green thinking caps  Climate change, today, is not a standalone topic of debate and discussion, but the backdrop against which the operations of all industries are examined and measured. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) estimates that around half the world’s population lives in regions
Majuli Island
Subhrasmita Sandilya
Wednesday, 09 February 2022 / Published in Article
Majuli is one of the largest river islands in the world, located along the banks of the Brahmaputra River, Assam, Northeast India. This iconic island has been slowly disappearing. It has shrunk in size by 60%. Why is this happening? Well, if you want a short answer, you can check out our 2-minute video on
river water sharing
Satwek Mishra
Tuesday, 08 February 2022 / Published in Article
70% of the Earth’s surface is filled with water, and we humans can only access 0.5% of it. The rest is too saline or is locked away in ice caps, glaciers and permafrost, often leading to a scarcity. We use this 0.5% of water for all our essential social (drinking, bathing, washing, etc.) and economic
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
Air Pollution
Himanshu Shukla
Monday, 27 April 2020 / Published in Blogs
Climate change can be witnessed everywhere, from melting glaciers to extreme weather events. A major contributor to climate change is pollution. There are different types of pollution – water pollution, soil pollution, plastic pollution, light pollution, noise pollution, etc. In this blog, I will be focusing on one of the most common and deadly pollution
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Plastic
Neha Singh
Thursday, 26 March 2020 / Published in Blogs
Plastic pollution is real, and enough has been said and written about it. To put things into perspective, once again, 50 billion tons worth of plastic will be manufactured by the year 2050. Most of these plastics are single-use plastics. With plastic turning into being such an integral part of our everyday life, it is
World Wildlife Day
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 / Published in Blogs
“Human beings have overrun the world. We are replacing the wild with the tame. The story of how we came to make this our greatest mistake. Our planet is headed for disaster.” Chilling word of warning from David Attenborough. I really wish I could chalk this up to fear–mongering and try to ignore the cautionary message, but the facts are as clear as day. Our nature is in crisis, we are
GDP
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 / Published in Blogs
“Financial industry is as culpable as the fossil fuel industry in creating the climate emergency”. Strong words from Jennifer Morgan (international executive director of Greenpeace) during World Economic Forum’s conference in Davos yesterday. Should we be blaming the financial industry for climate change? Let’s find out. In a recent report published by Greenpeace, “It’s the
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Wednesday, 08 January 2020 / Published in Blogs
With youth climate activists like Greta Thunberg, Leah Namugerwa, Ridhima Pandey, Xiye Bastida taking the centre stage, I thought this year’s COP, aka COP25, would finally address critical climate issues in a meaningful way. Did my wish come true, or was history doomed to repeat itself? Well, I think it is safe to say that everyone walked away scratching their