Environmental Musings

Environmental Musings

My work. Environment in general. Sustainability, clean environment, biodiversity, clean tech, renewable energy and climate change. Anything and everything.

Electric Vehicles Boom - Do we have infrastructure in place? A Long Way Up

7 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments rmsadkri

Tesla inc. is flying high, as always. We love to talk about all the EV models they are coming up with. The electric motorcycles, the Cybertruck and all the other X, Y and Z models. Not only Tesla there are almost all car companies out there sprinting...

Amazon's Marketing Stunt

29 Jun 2020 2 minute read 1 comment rmsadkri

How shallow do you want to be to divert attention away from your disastrous performance? How deep do you want to get involved to spark a meaningful change? A recent Amazon Inc. announcement is a perfect example to clarify the differences of these...

An innovative new technique could produce 35% more Solar Energy - Are You Adopting Clean Technology?

24 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments rmsadkri

How does it sound if you could generate 35% more solar energy and reduce the electricity cost by 16%? Well, I would take it. More energy for you to consume and you pay 16% less, sounds like a good deal to me. A recent research published in a scientif...

New Jersey – A First State in the US to add Climate Change Education Across State Learning Standards

10 Jun 2020 1 minute read 1 comment rmsadkri

How often we hear someone saying Climate Change is a global problem not only for this generation but for many generations to come. Solution- to educate future generation on climate change- a pandemic existential problem. Well, New Jersey seems to hav...

Environmental Regulations waived for infrastructure projects - Trump signed an Order

8 Jun 2020 1 minute read 1 comment rmsadkri

This is what everyone suspected would happen. Trump signed an executive order recently to revive the Covid affected economy that is said to speed up the approval of large scale infrastructure projects. Agencies are not required to follow existing env...

Will there be more electric cars after the Covid pandemic?

7 Jun 2020 1 minute read 2 comments rmsadkri

A lot has been written, shared and debated over if the Covid pandemic will boost the fate of renewable energy sources or reverse the gain they have achieved in recent years. As noticed in the recent US agency report, the renewable energy sources surp...

Renewable Energy Outpaced Coal After 130 years in the US

6 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments rmsadkri

The US Energy Information Center released a fresh set of data in May 2020 that suggests US renewable energy consumption surpasses coal in 2019 for the first time in 130 years. Why is this important? It is important because coal is considered the most...

Rwanda is Leading the Climate Action in Africa

2 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments rmsadkri

It was speculated that the Corona virus pandemic will delay the submission of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) – a set of national climate action plans governments are required to submit to UN under Paris Agreement- due to the lack of coord...