Biodiversity- Threats & Conservation


Threats to Biodiversity Threat to biodiversity stems mainly from: habitat fragmentation, degradation and loss; shrinking genetic diversity; invasive alien species; declining forest resource base; climate change and desertification; over exploitation of resources; impact of development projects; and impact of pollution. Biodiversity Conservation Biodiversity is the occurrence of different types of ecosystems, different species of organisms … Continue reading Biodiversity- Threats & Conservation

Post-Mauryan India – Sungas, Satavahanas and Foreign Invasions from Northwest India


• With the downfall of the Mauryan Empire, the political disintegration of India set in and in second century BC the sub-continent divided into a number of political regions, each with its own ambition. • The northwest India slipped out of the control of the Mauryas and a series of foreign invasions affected this region. … Continue reading Post-Mauryan India – Sungas, Satavahanas and Foreign Invasions from Northwest India

International Solar Alliance


• The International Solar Alliance was inaugurated by the Indian Prime Minister and French President in National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) in Gwalpahari, Gurgaon along with the interim Secretariat of the ISA. It has been set up with UN as strategic partner. • It is the India’s first international and inter-governmental organization of 121 Countries to have headquarters … Continue reading International Solar Alliance

Climate Engineering Solutions


• The term geo-engineering or climate engineering refers to deliberate, large-scale manipulations of the Earth’s environment designed to offset some of the harmful consequences of GHG-induced climate change. Climate engineering has two categories of technologies – carbon dioxide removal and solar radiation management. • Some of the techniques are: a) Solar radiation management (SRM): • These projects are … Continue reading Climate Engineering Solutions

Carbon Tax


Carbon tax is a form of pollution tax. It levies a fee on the production, distribution or use of fossil fuels based on how much carbon their combustion emits. The government sets a price per ton on carbon, and then translates it into a tax on electricity, natural gas or oil. Because the tax makes using dirty … Continue reading Carbon Tax

Today’s e-Newspaper 31/03/2017 [The HINDU, Indian Express, Dainik Jagran, Jansatta Express]


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