The LED paradox: Sustainable yet polluting

New LED fixtures of Chinnaswamay Stadium and LED street lights will increase threat to the natural biodiversity of Bengaluru. The shift from traditional street lights to LED fixtures is a step forward for sustainable energy but will increase light pollution. Research shows that LED lighting disturbs the day-and-night rhythm of all living beings. It might […]

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Crores of cigarette butts litter the city

The NGT had issued directives for cigarette butt disposal a year ago, but nothing has been done. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) still does not have a separate disposal system for cigarette butts, a year after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to lay down guidelines to do […]

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