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Finnish Startup Launches Satellite to Monitor Climate Change

Finnish Startup Launches Satellite to Monitor Climate Change

Global
A pioneering Finnish nano satellite has now reached space equipped with the world's smallest infrared hyper-spectral camera. The photos with infrared data taken from the satellite provide new solutions for monitoring and managing the effects of climate change. The hyperspectral camera is a trailblazing innovation from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. The Reaktor Hello World nano satellite was launched into space on 29 November 2018 by the Finnish space technology startup Reaktor Space Lab. In the past, hyper-spectral imaging - the simultaneous collection of the optical spectrum at each point in an image - was feasible only with larger, exorbitantly priced satellites. The larger satellites also came with significant restrictions: a single satellite provides new data only whe...
Delhi Greens Partners with HackerEarth for Blue Planet Hackathon

Delhi Greens Partners with HackerEarth for Blue Planet Hackathon

Events
Delhi Greens has partnered with HackerEarth's Blue Planet Hackathon to bring together and award developers, designers, thinkers and creators to build a better and more sustainable future. If you have a technology based idea for protecting the environment and natural resources, apply today and win up to $500 as award. The HackerEarth interface will enable you to connect with other like minded people, who may have the skills you need to implement your idea. Or you can meet people with ideas where your skills can come of use! The environmental crisis is real and the situation is critical. This makes it important for us as a human family to gather all our resources and work cohesively towards protecting this beautiful planet. This is the central idea of the Blue Planet Hackathon. Hacka...
Env Ministry to Deploy Advanced Technologies for Managing Air Pollution

Env Ministry to Deploy Advanced Technologies for Managing Air Pollution

National
The Environment Ministry held a meeting to discuss application of advanced technologies to deal with air pollution incidents and improve the overall air quality management framework. The meeting was chaired by the Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Mr. C.K Mishra. The Expert institutions which participated include Satellite Application Centre (SAC) of ISRO, Department of Science & Technology (DST), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL), IIT Delhi, IIT Mumbai, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) and Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). The issues taken up for discussion included use of satellite
Water Purifying GalMobile Jeep of the Future from Israel

Water Purifying GalMobile Jeep of the Future from Israel

Green Lens
Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu attend a demonstration of Gal-Mobile water filtration plant at the Olga Beach, in Israel on July 06, 2017. The Prime Ministers signed over 7 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) for cooperation on environment, agriculture and technology related matters. List of MoUs/Agreements signed on July 5, 2017 1 MoU between the Department of Science & Technology, India and National Technological Innovation Authority, Israel for setting up of India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F). 2 MoU between the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation of the Republic of India and the Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources of the State of Isr...
SAP India Collaborates with ITC, L&T to Launch Code Unnati

SAP India Collaborates with ITC, L&T to Launch Code Unnati

National
SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) along with ITC and Larsen & Toubro Public Charitable Trust recently launched Code Unnati, a multi-year, collaborative digital literacy and software skills development initiative. The initiative will work to strengthen Government of India's Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyaan (PMGDSA) and will enable employability through digital literacy. Code Unnati partners with 6 diverse non-profit organisations to impart digital literacy to children, adolescents, the differently-abled & other citizens and drive employment-led software skills development for the underprivileged. This initiative envisions to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals of - No Poverty, Quality Education, Decent Work & Economic Growth, and Partnership For the Goals. Th
Ongoing Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change in New Delhi Discusses Technology Mechanism

Ongoing Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change in New Delhi Discusses Technology Mechanism

Green Alert
Indian Environment Minster and his Mexican counterpart at the inaugural of the Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change-Technology Mechanism in New Delhi The two day long New Delhi Ministerial Meeting on ‘Climate Change-Technology Mechanism’ began yesterday with about fifty countries participating in it.  In his opening remark at the Meeting, the Indian Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh clarified that technology does not get transferred but it gets developed, shared and gets bought as a commodity or at times even gets stolen. Mr. Ramesh is of the opinion that technology and finance are two pillars in climate change issue. The Meetings focused the discussion on three main issues: Structure, Governance and Finance of Technology Mechanism. Clarifying on the need for hosting such a m

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