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Sep 28, 2023

In booming satellite market, micro-rockets are the next big thing

Contemporary life would hardly be possible without satellites. Much of what people do on Earth today relies heavily on what’s happening high above their heads – from monitoring wildfires, deforestation and sea-surface temperatures to enabling connections to new mobile technologies like 5G in hard-to-reach areas. A recent wave of cheaper, miniature satellites being

Sep 27, 2023

The Consequences of Climatic Alterations on Susceptible Populations

Prelude Climatic transformations rank amongst this era’s paramount challenges. Augmented global temperatures, the dissolution of polar ice, and ascendant oceanic tides aren’t mere academic notations but palpable truths for multitudes globally. Particularly susceptible are the often-overlooked vulnerable populations, bearing the severe repercussions of these metamorphosing climes. This discourse delves profoundly into the ramifications

Sep 26, 2023

Solar-powered looms boost income and safety for India’s silk weavers

A Delhi-based social enterprise is selling solar-powered looms to women artisans across India, aiming to promote self-reliance and sustainable practices Budhari Goyari is busy reeling cocoons of ‘eri’ silk in the courtyard of her two-room house in Bhaoragwaja village, in the Kokrajhar district of Assam, north-eastern India. Beside her container of silk cocoons,

Sep 21, 2023

What to know about Indonesia’s decision to open its international carbon markets

Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s administration recently announced that Indonesia’s carbon market is open for international investors. Last year, projects that issued new carbon credits were stopped on the grounds that verification processes didn’t follow Indonesian law. But now, new carbon market projects will be permitted, provided they adhere to national regulations, which are

Sep 20, 2023

India’s million-dollar betel leaf industry is suffering in a warming world

Erratic regional rainfall and temperature fluctuations pose risks for the hugely popular but climatically sensitive plant Farmers across India are reporting that climate change is adversely affecting the quality of the betel leaf. The hugely popular plant, consumed by millions of people in South Asia, is struggling amid erratic rainfall and unusual temperature

Sep 20, 2023

Tapping the Sun for renewable hydrogen

In July 2023, when southern Europe endured an unprecedented heatwave with temperatures soaring to around 45 °C, a particular place in Spain got much hotter without becoming headline news. The place was a test site in Almería province and the temperatures reached 1 400 °C. High hopes The eye-popping heat levels were created at