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

What role can computer scientists and software professionals play in cleantech?

Category: Agriculture, Basic, Buildings, Efficiency, Profession

Author : Admin August 6, 2016


Cleantech and Infotech are coming together. Now, computer & IT professionals can contribute significantly to cleantech. Who doesn’t want to have a hand in saving the world? Fairly regularly...Read more

Can I get temperatures above 100 degrees C with solar water heaters?

Category: Moderate, Profession, Solar, Thermal

Author : Admin August 5, 2016


If you have used solar water heaters, you will know that you can at best get about 70 deg C (about 160 deg F) from it. However, some simple innovations and tweaks made to the traditional solar water ...Read more

How are computer technology and Internet enabling sustainable transportation?

Category: Lifestyle, Moderate, Profession, Transport

Author : Admin August 5, 2016


The Internet and computer technologies are playing significant roles to make transportation more sustainable and energy efficient. As it does in other industries, the critical component that informati...Read more

What are the main avenues to generate power from biomass?

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

Author : Admin August 1, 2016


In the last few years, biomass (If you are asking: What the heck is biomass? See here) based power generation has been seeing an increase the world over, as such generation is a carbon-neutral method ...Read more

Is biodiesel and biofuel one and the same?

Category: Biofuels, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin July 28, 2016


I answered a similar question for ethanol, and the answer for this is the same as well. Biodiesel is a bio-based fuel that is usually derived from vegetable oils such as palm oil, soybean oil, canola ...Read more

Is ethanol and biofuel one and the same?

Category: Biofuels, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin July 28, 2016


Biofuel, ethanol…you have heard these multiple times and got confused. Are these one and the same? Not really. Ethanol is a bio-based fuel that is usually derived from carbohydrate/sugar-based s...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

Is the ethanol used for fuel the same as one used in alcohol consumed by us?

Category: Advanced, Biofuels, Profession

Author : Admin July 25, 2016


Ethanol (ethyl alcohol) is the most common alcohol found in many of the alcohol beverages. Yep, the booze you slurped last night most likely had ethanol in it. Ethanol is also a biofuel that can be u...Read more

Can I make biofuels from agricultural waste?

Category: Agriculture, Biofuels, Biomass to Liquids, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin July 15, 2016


With the world generating millions of agricultural waste every DAY, a logical question that arises is: How best can we turn this waste into value? A related question is: If biofuels are produced fro...Read more

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