Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: Sustainability

Even doctors contribute to climate change. How healthcare can transition to net-zero

Climate change is now a lived reality around the globe, affecting the world’s most vulnerable populations. The climate emergency is a public health emergency.

‘Social change is a process’: New book traces 75 years of grassroots interventions in India

Published by HarperCollins, ‘Anchoring Change: Seventy-Five Years of Grassroots Interventions That Made a Difference' will be released on 7 September on ThePrint’s Softcover.

‘Agrivoltaic farming’ is beating global warming—solar panels are saving crops

As temperatures soar to record levels and wildfires rage around the world, growing crops is becoming difficult. Agrivoltaic farming can help.

The global economy depends on the sustainable use of oceans. Transparency is key

Sharing data will help ocean industries not only increase operational accountability, but also public trust and profitability.

This is how a new era of global law will help us fulfil our goals of sustainability

Our current international governance framework is not enough to tackle the range of rising threats across the planet.

Renewable energy is getting cheaper. It could replace fossil fuels soon: Oxford report

The findings show that a rapid transition to emissions-free ‘green’ energy could save trillions of dollars and help combat climate change.

Here are four ways in which we can fund the shift to a more sustainable future

Efforts going into the pricing of sustainability initiatives such as net-zero targets and protecting biodiversity are not enough. We need more.

Infrastructure development comes with its casualties. Effective partnerships are key

By building trust and partnerships between national and local government, and the affected communities, we can find sustainable solutions.

Sugar price hasn’t risen much in a decade and that isn’t healthy

Water-intensive surplus sugarcane production isn’t environmentally sustainable.

Maldives is building a floating city to fight the impact of climate change

Developed by the Maldives government and a Dutch company, the first-of-its kind 'island city' will be based in a warm-water lagoon just 10 minutes by boat from the capital city of Male.

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The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.