Tags : green

Larger-than-life voices roar ‘green’ at live TED event, ‘Earth not an orange to squeeze the life from: Pope

Celebrities from filmmaker Ava DuVernay to Britain’s Prince William to the Pope himself issued powerful calls last week calling for people to mobilise and unify to confront the climate crisis. Joining the panel of hosts at the live-streamed, TED Countdown event, were prominent faces from across the board including actors, Mark Ruffalo, and Don Cheadle, […]...Read More

Fragrant, medicinal herbs along north-Indian roads to boost immunity, fight pollution

Uttar Pradesh’s plans for ‘immunity in the air’ sees green goal in sight as chief minister, Yogi Adityanath, announces near-completion of 175 herbal roads in the state.  Over 38,000 medicinal and Ayurvedic plants from 30 or so species, including the likes of Peepal, Neem, Tulsi, Giloy, Ashwagandha, Mentha, Lemon Grass, Bhringraj, Mui, Aonla, Brahmi, Tulsi, […]...Read More

Free parking for ‘electro-cars’, says RTA, urges drivers to switch to green

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, unveiled an initiative for exempting electric vehicles licensed in Dubai from public parking fees for two years starting from July 1, 2020. The step supports Dubai’s Green Mobility Strategy by encouraging the use of this type of vehicles. “This initiative complements a previous initiative launched in 2018 designating parking […]...Read More