Tag: carbon emissions in India

  • Retrofitting Buildings in India: Balancing the Goals of Sustainability and Social Equity

    Retrofitting Buildings in India: Balancing the Goals of Sustainability and Social Equity

    Retrofitting is the process of making additions to or alterations of existing structures. In the context of buildings, retrofitting would involve making modifications to the existing building stock in an attempt to make it more energy-efficient, reduce its seismic vulnerability or adopt it as a component of hazard mitigation in general. It is important to note […]

  • Global Carbon Project: Course Correction for Carbon Consumption

    Global Carbon Project: Course Correction for Carbon Consumption

    By Shashank Shekhar Shukla, Banaras Hindu University, Uttar Pradesh. “Limiting global warming to the 2015 Paris Agreement goal would need Carbon Dioxide emissions to reach net zero by about 2050.” Last month, levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high. This continuing trend means that future generations will have to […]