Vivek's initiative not only set a Guinness Book of World Records in 2013 but has also broken it twice. Early this year, 4780 participants cooked food using the power of the sun. He now has a dream to celebrate Suryakumbh with 1,00,000 participants from across the globe who will cook at the very same time.Read More »
Q&A: Vivek Kabra empowers people to cook food using Sun’s Energy
Vivek is not an ordinary 28 year old. His quest in life is to empower kids and adults to eat food cooked in solar ovens and apart from teaching over 4500+ kids, this IITian has now entered the record books. A rare feat of assembling 2250 kids to make their very own solar ovens has taken him to the Indian book of Records, and hopefully, to the Guinness World Records too.Read More »
Q&A: Inventor of one of the greatest inventions of 2012, the Eliodomestico
Potable drinking water has been a reason for despair in several parts of the world. In India, the conditions aren’t better; the concerns are all the more grave and worrying, especially with families living in areas that are frequent to droughts. Families living in such areas around the globe, spend most of their lives, in the search of a basic commodity, Water! An easy solution is desperately needed.Read More »
Makani Power: Harnessing the power of the wind by flying a kite
A kite that led to the discovery of electricity in 1752 by Benjamin Franklin, is now proving that it can harness the power in the wind to generate electricity!Read More »
Q&A with acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog & director Jeff Orlowski on their award winning documentary
In 2005 acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic to capture images to help tell the story of Earth’s changing climate. Having been somewhat skeptical about climate change he discovers undeniable evidence of our changing planet. This set him on an arduous and life-threatening task to prove it not only to the world, but to himself! His movie, Chasing Ice, depicts a heroic photojournalist on a mission to deliver fragile hope to our carbon powered planet. The movie has won numerous awards and was also shortlisted for the Academy Awards.Read More »
Matt Damon has boycotted the loo!
Renowned Hollywood star, Matt Damon will not visit the toilet until every person in the world has access to clean water and a toilet! He is on Strike!Read More »
Solar Impulse: Around the world in a Solar Airplane
We got in touch with a Swiss based global initiative that has many firsts to its credit. It is an airplane that is capable of flying night and day without fuel and has already flown 26 hours non-stop, taking it to the record books.Read More »
A two seater, powered by Wind energy has already set 3 world records!
The Wind Explorer EV, a two seater powered by Wind & Electric energy & a kite set three world records during their coast-to-coast trip across Australia.Read More »
Only 26, he has already restored 6 lakes in the country!
Arun Krishnmurthy, a passionate conservationist, quit a promising career at Google to form his own NGO in Chennai, calling it the Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI), which is now active in three Indian cities. One of its most exciting programmes is the Lake Biodiversity Restoration project which has already restored six lakes across the country.Read More »
Q & A with Alejandro Agag: The Man behind the world’s first EV powered Grand Prix
Alejandro Agag, CEO of Formula E Holdings has three objectives: create exciting and competitive racing, become a framework for R&D around EV and to make people believe in electric cars. He seems to have hit the iron while it's hot!Read More »