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

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

Doesn’t use of biomass for heating or power generation release CO2?

Category: Advanced, Bio, Biomass Power, Profession, Renewable

Author : Admin August 23, 2016


We all have heard that use of biomass – instead of coal – for heating or power generation is a sustainable option. But use of biomass for heating/power generation also releases CO2. So, ho...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

Is nuclear energy a clean source of energy?

Category: Management, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin July 28, 2016


Nuclear energy. Some love it. Many more don’t seem to. Love it, hate it, but let us ask ourselves a different question: Is nuclear energy a clean source of energy? Yes. Yes? Yes. If “cl...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

What’s Wrong with the World? – Climate Change & Global Warming

Category: Basic, Climate Change

Author : Admin May 3, 2016


(Updated Aug 2016) There is every chance that you have heard about climate change and global warming, and some of you would have also likely read something about it. All the same, let me give you my t...Read more