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Carbon Footprint

Carbon Footprint refers to the GHG emission by an entity, event, product or person. It is expressed terms of the amount of carbon dioxide, or its equivalent of other GHGs, emitted. Most common used unit is CO2 equivalent. The carbon footprint seen as a subset of the ecological footprint. When we compare various forms of ..

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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 ..


SBI unveiled India’s First ‘Green Car Loan

SBI (State Bank of India) has unveiled India’s first ‘Green Car Loan’ (Electric Vehicle) to urge customers to buy electric vehicles. The new scheme ‘Green Car Loan’ will offer the loan at 20 basis points lower than the interest rate on the existing car loan schemes. SBI has already notified 100% migration to Electric Vehicles ..



Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, launches “Wood is Good” campaign

Dr Harsh Vardhan, the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, has launched the “Wood is Good” campaign at conference on “Sustainable Landscapes & Forest Ecosystems: Theory to Practice” in New Delhi on September 12, 2017. Wood is a climate-friendly material, as it is a renewable resource, having zero carbon footprints. The conference has ..