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Want to raise a kid who cares for the planet? Take up this difficult topic.

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Sixty percent of young people between 16 and 25 are “extremely worried about climate change” and seventy-five percent feel “the future is frightening”.

These are some of the findings of a poll conducted with about 10,000 young people in Australia, Brazil, Finland, France, India, Nigeria, the Philippines, Portugal, the UK…


This year Nobel Prize committee had a thing for climate, probably because of the IPCC report which came in August predicted “a code red for humanity” or due to global climate conference being held in Norway & Sweden nearby neighbors, United Kingdom.

If before the awards, anyone would have asked…


Cost-effective solutions for common environmental disasters in the Oceans.

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A massive oil spill caused by leakage from a power plant inside one of Syria’s oil refineries is spreading along the coast of the Mediterranean country. SANA said the spill reached the coastal town of Jableh, about 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of the refinery in the town of Baniyas…


List of educational courses to save the planet

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In 2015, the Paris treaty asked the countries to do their best to reduce emissions to keep global temperatures to less than 2°C above pre-industrial levels-and preferably no more than 1.5°C in the hopes of avoiding the worst consequences of climate change.

Though the treaty was signed by all the…


Uber Eats, Zomato, Deliveroo, and others are employing strategies to cut down on unnecessary cutlery

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Every time I open the leftmost drawer of my kitchen cabinet, I am dismayed at the number of spoons, forks, knives that I have accumulated. Then on the bottom shelf, there are containers of all shapes and sizes.

The anguish is because all this cutlery and containers are made of…


The policy will be a game-changer for the future of mobility in India

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On 18 March 2021, India’s Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari revealed that India has 5 million Light Motor Vehicles (LMV) older than 20 years and 3.4 million LMVs older than 15 years.

What can be construed from this disclosure is that these 8 million very old vehicles…


Heat and humidity took a heavy toll on athletes and their performance

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“I can finish the match but I can die. If I die will the ITF take responsibility?”

This statement was made by Tennis player Daniil Medvedev during his third-round match at Tokyo Olympics. …


Ethanol blending has improved from 1.5% in 2013 to about 8% in 2020.

Crude oil is not a renewable resource, but for the average Indian, it’s still the only fuel available to them.

It’s no secret that India’s over-reliance on fossil fuels leaves the country dangerously exposed to a wide range of supply disruptions. …


How the Tokyo Olympics is taking care of the environment

In 2019, the Olympic organizing committee decided to move marathon and race events from Tokyo to Sapporo, this was done to mitigate the impact of the rising temperatures on athlete’s performance. …


List of sustainable fabrics for an environment-friendly lifestyle.

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Have you ever looked at your wardrobe and wondered where do these clothes come from, how are they made, where will they go once the use is over?

Piles of clothes lie on our shelves, many of them will not even get worn more than a few times. Either we…

Varun P

Founder of Change Started http://changestarted.com — Sustainability & Environment. Interests in — Digital Technologies I Consulting I FinTech I Sports I Travel.

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