Kota Sriraj

Kota Sriraj

The gathering storm of chemical clouds

The gathering storm of chemical clouds

Thursday, 14 March 2019 | Kota Sriraj

Developing economies are logging the highest consumption in spite of the fact that these countries are already suffering from poor monitoring and regulations. India must revisit policies to avoid poisoning of our natural resources The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), that got under way on March 11 in Nairobi, put the...

Alternative fuel dream remains elusive

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | Kota Sriraj

In spite of the Government pushing the case of biofuels, the sector is simply not reaching the scale that is required to offer a mainstream energy source. General public awareness and an image makeover of biofuels will help make it a reality Spiralling levels of pollution, emanating from the use of...

Rein in heavy metal exposure

Rein in heavy metal exposure

Thursday, 10 January 2019 | Kota Sriraj

Lead is a silent killer and its ever-increasing presence in our food and the environment is alarming. The Government needs to act fast and limit our growing exposure to it before it takes a heavy toll on human lives Earlier this month, a food manufacturer of a popular brand was pulled...

Harness big data in farming

Harness big data in farming

Thursday, 03 January 2019 | Kota Sriraj

Given the significant advances made by Artificial Intelligence, it’s time India makes good use of this technology to encourage higher farm yields and weed out the many problems that bedevil this sector Artificial intelligence (AI) is much closer to our lives than ever before. Be it Apple’s Siri or Google’s Alexa,...