What is Earth Day: Facts and Significance

What is Earth Day? Earth Day has become one of the most widely celebrated environmental events across the globe. On this day, events are held worldwide to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. Currently it is celebrated in more than 192 countries each year. It was originally celebrated at Spring Equinox around 21 March … Read more

Advantages and Disadvantages of Biodiesel Fuel

What is Biodiesel? Biodiesel is renewable and clean burning fuel that is made from waste vegetable oils, animal fats, or recycled restaurant grease for use in diesel vehicles. Biodiesel produces less toxic pollutants and greenhouse gases than petroleum diesel. It can be used in pure form (B100) or can be blended with petro-diesel in the form … Read more

What is Biodiesel, its Benefits and How it is Produced?

Biodiesel Fuel: Alternative for a green tomorrow Biodiesel in simple words is an advanced form of Biofuel. It refers to an animal or vegetable fat based renewable fuel, made up of a long chain of chemical compounds like propyl, ethyl, methyl etc.  Created by chemically treating vegetable oil or animal fat with alcohol generating compounds, … Read more

What is Sustainable Farming and Best Sustainable Farming Practices?

What is Sustainable Farming? Sustainable farming or, in a broader term, Sustainable agriculture is using farming practices considering the ecological cycles. It is also sensitive towards the microorganisms and their equations with the environment at large. In simpler terms, sustainable farming is farming ecologically by promoting methods and practices that are economically viable, environmentally sound and … Read more

Ozone Layer and Causes, Effects and Solutions to Ozone Depletion

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What is the Ozone Layer? To understand the ozone layer, it would be helpful to know the different layers of the atmosphere. The earth’s atmosphere is composed of many layers, each playing a significant role. The first layer stretching approximately 10 kilometers upwards from the earth’s surface is known as the troposphere. A lot of … Read more

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Modes and Benefits of Green Transportation

What is Green Transportation? Transportation is one aspect we cannot do without in this day and age. However, the current transportation systems come along with a wide range of problems including global warming, environmental degradation, health implications (physical, emotional, mental, spiritual), and emission of greenhouse gases. In fact, the transport sector attributes to 23% of … Read more

Waste To Energy

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Waste to Energy – Solution for Tomorrow’s Energy In a growing world, where the conventional forms of energy are fast moving towards extinction as well as are contributing generously to global concerns like the greenhouse effect and global warming, the need to innovate and employ alternate or unconventional energy sources has become crucial for the … Read more

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Acid Rain: Causes, Effects and Solutions to Increase in the pH Level

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What is Acid Rain? Acid rain refers to a mixture of deposited material, both wet and dry, coming from the atmosphere containing more than normal amounts of nitric and sulfuric acids. Simply put, it means rain that is acidic in nature due to the presence of certain pollutants in the air due to cars and industrial … Read more

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How do Carbon Offsets Work and Pros and Cons of Carbon Offsetting

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What are Carbon Offsets? Global warming is a subject that has elicited heated and endless debates. It is one of the biggest threat facing humans right now. Some thought global warming was a hoax manufactured by some leaders to prevent further extraction and use of fossil fuels. However, the effects have become apparent today, including … Read more

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What is a Smart Meter?

What is a Smart Meter? What exactly is a smart meter and why is it cleverer than the little box currently stuck on the  wall? This part looks at what makes a meter smart and how it differs from its conventional predecessors. Smarter than Your Average Meter … So what makes a meter smart? Traditionally, … Read more