Global Warming | Effects of Global Warming

Global Warming The term ‘Global Warming’ was given by Wally Broecker. Global warming is a phenomenon which refers increase in average temperature of the atmosphere of the earth over a long period of time. Before the pre-industrial revolution, the average atmospheric temperature of the earth was 15°C. Currently it is 16.6°C. In last 100 years […]

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Biofuels

Biofuels are liquid fuels that have been derived from agricultural crops including conventional food plants and special energy crops. It may also be derived from forestry, agricultural or fishery products or municipal wastes, as well as from agro-industry, food industry and food service by-products and wastes. Biofuels provide a strategic advantage to promote sustainable development […]

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Biomass Energy & Biomass Energy Programmes in India

Biomass energy refers to the direct burning of wood, waste paper, manure, agriculture or converting them into a fuel by certain micro-organisms when they digest them in the absence of air. They produce either alcohol or methane gas, which themselves give energy on combustion. Since biomass is obtained through the process of photosynthesis, therefore it […]

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