Monthly Archive: July, 2013

China record heat wave – “Just going outside in this kind of temperate can roast people.”

China issues heat alert as ‘hottest July’ hits Shanghai Temperatures in parts of China have hit record highs, prompting an emergency level-two nationwide heat alert for the first time. In Shanghai, at least… Continue reading

Nature’s Mystery :The DEVIL’S Kettle

Just when you thought man’s solved all of nature’s mysteries, comes the Devil’s Kettle. Minnesota’s Devil’s Kettle Falls has been puzzling hikers and geologists for generations. At the falls, along Lake Superior’s north shore,… Continue reading

Air pollution costing economy $62.5 billion a year!

New Delhi : Stunningly outdoor air pollution in itself claims 100,000 lives of adults and 7,500 lives of children below 5 years of age; annually. Recent study reveals that the annual cost of… Continue reading

Earths loosing 300bn tonnes of ice/ year.

London : A satellite has detected that 300 billion tonnes of ice is being lost every year from the Antarctic and Greenland glaciers, dramatically increasing sea levels around the world. Scientists from University… Continue reading

Mexico Volcano – Red Hot and fired up

  One of the world’s most active volcanoes, Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano, has come to life, spewing ash, gas, and steam (as seen from the village of Santiago Xalitzintla on July 4). Just 50 miles (80… Continue reading

Wonderful future for renewable energy

The future appears to be bright for renewable energy sources like solar, wind, and water. In fact, power generation from such renewables will exceed that of gas and nuclear by 2016, according to a… Continue reading

1.2 Million die of Air Pollution in China annually.

China seems to be paying a price for rapid industrialisation. And not enough been done on controlling the air pollution due to the countless spewing chimneys and ever increasing number of vehicles. The… Continue reading

Stella is the first Solar powered Car for the family.

LONDON : Imagine running your car on nothing but sunlight, using solar cells. Not only is this quite extraordinary and an excellent Green concept, but what makes it unique is that it is the world’s… Continue reading

My Field Trips

My recent visit to Jaipur. Hope you enjoy the photo journey. My Field Trips.

Petrochemical train explodes in Quebec’s Lac-Megantic

News just reported on a train explosion near Quebec. Hope everyone is safe! Eyewitnesses reported that the town centre was crowded at the time of the blast A driverless train carrying light crude… Continue reading