Carbon dioxide emission Current Affairs, GK & News

World’s largest plant to suck CO2 from air starts in Iceland

World’s largest plant that has been designed to suck carbon dioxide (CO2) from air and turn it into rock was started recently in Iceland. Key Points This plant has been named as Orca, after the Icelandic word “orka”, meaning energy. The plant comprises of four units. Each of the units are made up of two ..

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Heat deaths due to Global Warming

Recently a study was conducted to calculate human cost of climate change. According to it, more than one-third of world’s heat deaths are related to global warming each year. Key Findings According to scientists, more people die from other extreme weather which increases due to global warming like storms, flooding and drought. They highlight, heat ..

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M2Smart Project

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad in association with Researchers from Nihon University and Nagoya Electric Works of Japan has launched M2Smart Project Testbed to develop low-carbon models for the transportation sector. What is M2Smart Project? The M2Smart (Smart Cities for Emerging Countries based on Sensing, Network and Big Data Analysis of Multi-modal Regional Transport ..

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