Category Archives: Pollution

The Pollution Demon and What We Can Do About It

Industrial Pollution

“Grow Now, Clean Up Later” Just Won’t Work Indians are drowning, choking and gasping in a miasma of pollution. Our waterbodies, cities, towns, villages – even the very air we breathe – are increasingly getting more fetid due to the negligence and ignorance of our crushing population. The single word “pollution” is an umbrella term […]

Modeling and Simulation – Evaluating Scenarios

Modelling and simulation

There are many complex processes in the natural world which cannot be understood in terms of logical algorithms. There are a couple of methods by which such processes can be understood. One of the methods is through data collection from the environment. The power of this method is borne out through data-driven programming. Machine Learning, […]

“Air pollution can increase the strength of cyclones formation over the Pacific Ocean!”

Air Pollution

Air pollution does not adhere to international borders. A statistical modeling to calculate the effect of air pollution on the storm formation trends over the pacific, conducted by the research team of Texas A&M showed that air pollution has powerful consequences for cyclone formation. Pollution from China is spreading contaminants to the West Coast in […]

Improving Societies by addressing challenges at the Base of the Pyramid

Valluri Technology Accelerators will address the 2018 BoP Global Network Summit being held in New Delhi between April 18th and 20th, 2018. The BoP Global Network Summit will be represented by Leading Companies and Experts from around the world who will discuss and present innovative strategies for the Base of Pyramid markets. For the first time […]

Smart Waste Management

Rise in population and modernization has resulted in an upsurge in the demand for food and essential supplies. Modern methods of packaging for transportation and storage purposes has resulted in large quantities of waste being generated in each household. Waste management is an essential prerequisite for an ecologically sustainable development. Waste Management involves all the […]

Smart Mobility – Solving Urban Traffic Challanges

Urbanization is a process by which the economic activities are concentrated in a geographical space which enables the agglomeration of people. The process of urbanization takes place when the number of people living in the urban area increases. Rural to urban migration is the most common aspect of urbanization. India saw the speed of urbanization […]

Fossil Fuels: Pollution and Solutions

Fossil Fuels

Today air pollution has become the bane of human existence. Most cities around the world have unacceptable levels of air quality; recently Beijing had to issue a pollution red alert as a relief measure to its citizens who were literally choking with every breath. Fossil Fuels Rule Fossil fuels like petroleum, coal and natural gas, […]

Role of Technology in Waste Management

  Inadequate waste management has made garbage among the topmost crises in urban India. The malaise has spread from tier-1 metros all the way down to the smallest towns, often making our public spaces hotbeds of pollution and infection. Waste contaminates our streets, open areas, and waterways. It chokes our drains and when burnt, pollutes […]

Water Pollution: How, Why, What

Pollution,

Urgent action needed to cleanse India’s lakes and rivers When academician Ismail Serageldin warned in 1995 that the wars of this century would be fought over water, he may as well have referred to India. Water pollution has had, and continues to have, a devastating effect on the health of humans, animals and ultimately the […]