In 2016, China produced 3.64 billion tonnes of coal, down 9 percent from the previous year, based on National Bureau pf Statistics. As part of China's efforts to modernize its country's economy and taper down greatly polluting industries such as steel and coal, they wanted to reduce the coal mining capacity by 800m tonnes a year by the end of 2020. So far, China has reached the halfway [...]
India has done an impressive feat once again, as it has recently launched its new troop of solar-powered train coaches from Safdarjung Railway Station in New Delhi. These Diesel Electric Multiple Units (DEMU) are fitted with 16 roof-mounted solar panels used to power all the gadgets on board the train, including the lights, fans, electronic display boards, and other electronics. At the peak hours of sunlight, the power generated at [...]
Image Source: www.abc.net.au It’s an awesome start of the month for India as it has reportedly planted more than 66 million trees in just 12 hours! This record-breaking event occurred in Madhya Pradesh, a large state in central India, between 7am to 7pm. A multitude of volunteers including children and elderly planted 66.3 million tree saplings. The previous record-holder in 2016 was set by India (still), as they [...]
The tire of the future – Michelin’s vision is an organic, rechargeable, airless, and 3D-printed tire!
The much awaited unique tire from Michelin Similar to the other companies in the automotive industry, Michelin is taking a glance into the future to envision what its products will look like someday. The product is a new tire idea that doesn't only look nice on the eyes but is also totally airless. This is what Michelin called the Vision concept tire! This one must really has to [...]
Burning coal seems to be slowly becoming a thing of the past, as the global demand for coal continues to go down for the second year in a row! Many nations have started this trend of declining the use of coal or black rock which is the most polluting fossil fuel, and have instead turned to other means. Image Source: www.worldcoal.org A recent report has shown that the [...]
It is certain that the next generation offices of Dubai are going green! In fact, 81 percent of ongoing office project has LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification. This is the highest ration among global cities. Moreover, UAE is among the top 10 nations in LEED-certified buildings outside of the U.S. The LEED certification validates that a project is built and operates in specific optimum sustainable methods. However, [...]