Does our breathing contribute to global warming?

Category: Basic, Climate Change, Lifestyle

Author : Admin October 30, 2016


Sometimes, those who decide to seriously think about CO2 and global warming end up with an interesting question: Hey, don’t we humans breathe out CO2 as well? So aren’t we, just by being ...Read more

Are there effective ways to capture and store CO2?

Category: Basic, Climate Change, Profession

Author : Admin September 3, 2016


Given the significant concerns centering around the CO2 emissions worldwide, it is not surprising that folks are considering all possible ways to reduce the CO2 in the atmosphere. One obvious way is ...Read more

How did we come to rely so heavily on fossil fuels?

Category: Basic, Climate Change, Energy, Lifestyle

Author : Admin August 30, 2016


Just in case you did not know, the world runs on coal and oil. Yes, even today. Yes, even when there is so much din about solar power, wind power and biofuels all around. Fossil fuels account for alm...Read more

Can you explain in simple English what’s being done to combat climate change?

Category: Basic, Climate Change, Profession

Author : Admin August 30, 2016


Everyone seems to be talking about Climate Change, but the average Joe on the Road is left confused because nobody is telling him what’s being done in simple English. I will…try. You see, ...Read more

Are biofuels really good for the environment?

Category: Agriculture, Biofuels, Climate Change, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin August 30, 2016


Biofuels are fuels we get from plants. Thus they are fuels derived from renewable sources. They can replace the polluting diesel (through biodiesel) and gasoline (through ethanol) and play a signific...Read more

Does natural gas emit lesser CO2 than coal?

Category: Advanced, Climate Change, Profession

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


A large percentage of thermal power plants that generate our electricity run on coal. Another prominent fuel used in these thermal power plants is natural gas. Besides some operational advantages th...Read more

Is CO2 the only greenhouse gas?

Category: Climate Change, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin August 25, 2016


Greenhouse gases are the gases that are responsible for global warming & climate change. By absorbing the heat radiating from the earth and transmitting it back to earth, these gases heat up the ...Read more

What are carbon credits and how do they help fight climate change?

Category: Climate Change, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin August 7, 2016


It is widely agreed that climate change is caused owing to the emission of greenhouse gases, the chief among them being CO2. So, if we reduce CO2 emissions, we start fighting climate change and reduce...Read more

I came across the term Clean Coal. I mean, how can coal power be clean?

Category: Advanced, Climate Change, Profession

Author : Admin June 20, 2016


Talk to any eco-activist, and you will soon know who their #1 villain is: Coal. OK, the world has heard them, and the power plant owners have responded by saying they will try to make coal clean. Ugh....Read more

How can we reduce the CO2 emissions from existing thermal power plants?

Category: Climate Change, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin June 10, 2016


Thermal power plants usually refer to those large power plants that typically use coal, and in some cases natural gas. A nuclear power plant is also a thermal power plant (and so is a solar thermal p...Read more

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