Bellandur lake’s disappearing act, new anti-pollution measures being considered, and a revived Peripheral Ring Road project — catch all the important news from your city that you may have missed last week.
A recent study report says that by switching to electric autos, carbon emissions can be reduced by 0.11 million tonne per year, PM10 by 114.5 million tonne per year, and NOx by 37.6 million tonne per year. So when will Namma Bengaluru make that switch and what’s been stopping it?
Several studies have pointed to the increasingly toxic air in the city, some pegging the levels of polluting particulate matter at three times the WHO-prescribed standards. What contributes to this and why is it so difficult to check?
On Saturday, October 27th, the city will be witness to yet another human chain, organised this time by the disgruntled citizens of Bellandur, one of the largest wards of Bengaluru. Find out what their demands are.
What happens when a community becomes aware of the problems of generating excess waste and hoarding unwanted things? Renting, selling, upcycling – there are many ways to deal with it, and they will all be explored. An enterprising story from Whitefield.
Electronics City Industrial Township Authority (ELCITA) recently hosted an environmental-friendly cultural festival. In collaboration with Infosys, the team pulled off an extremely successful fete, promoting green and sustainable living.