The Planet portion of the value proposition is also very clear for Biolite. The impact on our planet from greenhouse gas is well known and so is the need for clean sustainable energy. Biolite creates a positive footprint by developing new clean energy technologies. The company is able to measure its own C02 emissions and for every 1 ton of C02 they produce they offset 19 tons through customer use of the HomeStove. To date Biolite has been able to offset over 126,000 tons of C02 and at the same time has helped generate over 101,000-watt hours of electricity.
A micro-scale hydroelectric has a 100 kilowatt (KW) capacity, which is still large enough to power an entire village (“Types of Hydropower”). One could delve into much more elaborate detail on the specific subsets of hydropower, but for this paper, however, we’re focusing on the usage of hydropower. This synopsis is to set the groundwork in understanding the world’s usage of this
It also aims to set up a solar research center, international collaboration on technology development, and increased government funding and international support. (b) National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency: It recommends mandating specific energy consumption that decreases in large energy-consuming industries. (c)National Water Mission: It sets a goal of a 20% increase in water use efficiency through pricing and other measures to deal with water scarcity as a result of climate change. (d)Green India Mission: It aims at afforestation of degraded forest lands and expanding forest cover from 23 to 33% of India 's territory. (e) Another Action plan taken to reduce Global warming is ‘KYOTO PROTOCOL’.
BP is one of the world's foremost incorporated oil and gas companies. It provide customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving, and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items as diverse as paints, clothes and packaging. Through its two main operating segments, Upstream and Downstream, the company finds, develops and produces essential sources of energy, turning them into products that people need. The company’s projects and operations help to generate employment, investment and tax revenues in countries and communities across the world. The company has set confident and meaningful targets with regard to reducing its CO2 emissions and development of different sources of energy such as solar power.
Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything (2015) film provides a real world, visual illustration of the repercussions that can occur do to the lust for growth in society. Shot over 211 days this film conveys the severity of the issue of climate change. The primary forms of productivity in a society as discussed by Krugman are derived from human capital, physical capital, technological advancements, and debatably most important: natural resources. The film This Changes Everything exhibits the need for natural resources and how crucial they are for a society to grow and sustain a level of growth. What ends up happening, particularly where we are in today’s world is we as a species have a demand for natural resources that cannot easily be met and the planet is
In these industries, goods are produced in factories, these companies and industries are primary contributors to global warming. As these factories or manufacturers use a significant amount of burning of fossil fuels. This burning of fossil fuels produces Sulfur Dioxide and other harmful gasses that can severely contribute to our predicament Global Warming. If we use an alternative solution for the fossil fuels, we would probably end up having to face many political and economic issues. Even though we have much alternative energy, like solar panels and wind turbines, fossil fuels are the primary lead in the economy.
Introduction The rapid change in the economic, environmental, and social environment has directed all industries to address sustainability and include it in their plans. Over the past years, the oil and gas sector, which is considered one of the largest in the world, has grown remarkably making it very difficult making it very crucial for this sector to adopt and implement significant changes in the way it operates. For better understanding of the landscape of the oil and gas sector, The Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Petroleum Operations ltd. (ADCO) has bees selected as a successful example for making sustainability an integral part of its organizational culture. Literature Review Many Studies have been conducted on sustainable
According to (Islam, Guo and Zhu 2014) in 2014 wind energy output was 280 GW worldwide. This figure is always rising with the EU demanding at least 12% of their electricity demand to be produced by wind energy by 2020 which equates to about 180 GW of power in the EU alone (Power 2016). This leads to both massive investment and growth in the industry but also scrutiny of both the positive and negative environmental impacts that wind energy has. These include the reduction of greenhouse emissions, impact on birds and bats, usage of large areas of land, social and communal implications and the immediate weather effects. The most important of these is the sole reason for the use of wind energy, to reduce greenhouse emissions.
With the current growth of the world’s population and the increase in demand for water in the agricultural industry, the issue of water scarcity is very likely to get worse and worse (Gupta, 2016). This essay will therefore critically discuss water scarcity and how one can prevent a war fought over water, as well as how one can save water and implement change to better our future nationally and globally. 2. The Importance of Water With two thirds of the earth 's surface covered by water and the human body consisting of 75 percent of it, it is clear that water is one of the core elements responsible for life on earth (Anderson, 1986). Water is very important to us because human bodies, as well as animals, cannot function without water in their systems.
These educational institutes supply skilled human recourses to the industrial estates in this area. In order to create skilled work force, educational institutes undertake many activities which adds to the carbon footprints. These organizations also utilize significant resources such as water, electricity, paper and fuels that significantly add to the carbon emission. It should be noted that, the consumption of recourses by schools, colleges and universities is unavoidable as they are the centre of excellence and pillars of nation building as they supply skilled work force for development. But the additive effect of GHGs from educational institutes may be a significant contributor to overall carbon emission in this part of