According to an analysis of 70 studies published in The BMJ, for every 1° C in temperature rise, stillbirths and premature deliveries increase by about 5 %, indicating urgent need for concrete policies to tackle this. #ActOnClimate
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Switching to renewable energy in your residential complex not just reduces your carbon footprint, but also your common area electricity bills. Invest in solar installations and generate your own electricity for your building's common area electricity needs. Enhance your community's sustainability. These posters are free to download and distribute under creative commons license.
Did you know that your saved solar energy can give you 20% more benefit? Harvest solar energy, save and feed it into the grid during evening peak hours during which the 'Time of Day solar energy feed-in tariff' is applicable in Tamil Nadu. These posters are free to download and distribute under creative commons license.
A building envelope is the barrier that protects occupants of a building from the elements outside. This poster discusses it's functions and how it can help reduce your energy use. These posters are free to download and distribute under creative commons license.
Upgrading your roof can massively bring down the temperature in your home. Check out this poster to find simple measures to make your roof a "cool" one! These posters are free to download and distribute under creative commons license.
By 2030, electric vehicles (EVs) are set to lead the demand on India's power grid. However, peak-hour charging of EVs can create pressure on the grid, risking power outages and reduced charging efficiency. Hence, upgrading the grid to support the demand from EVs and shifting to renewable energy is crucial to make it truly sustainable.
Citizen consumer and civic Action Group (CAG) along with the P.G. Department of Environmental Law and Legal Order, Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University (TNDALU) organised the second fortnightly interactive discussion session at the School of Excellence in Law Campus, Chennai on October 11th, 2023.
World Standards Day is a day to honour the scientific community that helps standardise measures. Standardised measures lie at the heart of consumer protection, a fair and just economy and sustainability. In India, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is the National Standards Body, and it's stamp of quality approval is the ISI mark. Look for this on your purchases.