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Electrical engineer specialized in sustainable energy technology, loves physics, cooking and travelling. https://www.linkedin.com/in/rahul-gopakumar-87493817/

A story of how the invisible fauna of the dark is saving the planet.

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Homo sapiens have always been explorers: we firmly believe that this universe has a lot of things yet to be discovered. Nature never falls short of surprising us. One such exploration led to the discovery of deep-sea cold seeps in 1983 by Charles Paull and colleagues on the Florida Escarpment…


The new target is to go beyond net-zero emissions and be emission negative!

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The world is facing its toughest challenge yet to reduce its carbon emissions. Earth has been heating up due to the blanket of gas trapped in its atmosphere and has triggered climate change. The average global temperature has risen by 1-degree Celsius and is expected to rise further by 4…


The evolution of technology is unstoppable and demands coaches and coaching methodologies to evolve as well.

We do not realize how technology simply creeps up into our lives and change our daily habits. Ten years back, my father would look for the newspaper first thing in the morning. And now? certainly, he looks for his smartphone where he can find all the news in the world…


A daunting task, but we could still make a difference!

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Every year, more than 100 billion tons of raw materials are converted into finished products, out of which, less than 25% of the products include buildings, automotive, or other long-lasting items. The rest of the products are for the daily usage of consumers. At present only 10% of the products…


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Please don't misinterpret climate change…

Earth’s Age

The preface to this story begins with the age of our home, The Earth. Earth’s age is estimated to be 4,540 million years. The first forms of life began to appear 4000 million years ago in the Hadean eon. It was followed by Archean and Proterozoic eons. It was only…


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What are the obstacles and chances that solar energy businesses should account for?

One of the most widely discussed and debated topics of the world is climate change and energy transition, which is an after-effect of the former. Solar-powered electricity is one of the front runners for generating clean electricity. According to a recent story, covering 2% of urban areas with solar panels


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How do we transform our normal buildings into sustainable buildings?

We spend two-thirds of each day inside a building. It could be our home, office, supermarkets or movie theatres. To make our stay comfortable, buildings use energy in the form of electricity and heating. This makes our buildings, an important contributor to carbon emissions. Commercial and industrial buildings account for…


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How are new-age technologies changing the industries of the past!

We live in a world with a number of diverse trades. At one end, there are established industries like power plants, petrochemicals, chemicals, and construction. Without the products from these industries, our day-to-day life would become unimaginable. On the other end, there are technologies that look promising for widespread implementation…


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Yellow barrels with the biohazard symbol on them in front of a nuclear power plant.
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The world is on a mission to become carbon neutral by the year 2050. Energy consumption of the world in the form of electricity, heat, and transportation contributes to 73.2% of the total carbon emissions. There is no one-stop solution to reduce carbon emissions. …


New technological advancements happening in the field of healthcare

As the old saying goes “Health is Wealth”. Healthcare is one of the most widely discussed topics in the media after the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 proved that our healthcare infrastructure was not prepared for handling a pandemic. …

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