Public awareness about the "catastrophe" of climate change is not high enough to pressure politicians into taking action, former Vice President Al Gore said on Tuesday.

Gore, who shared a Nobel Prize in 2007 for his environmental campaigning, said politicians will only do more once the people who elect them force the issue.

The Milan trade fair said on Tuesday it is commissioning the world's biggest rooftop photovoltaic power installation covering some 270,000 square meters.

CHENNAI: Two Chennai-based organisations have come together to distribute one lakh solar energy-run lamps to the needy in the State by March.

Shastry V. Mallady

MADURAI: Solar and thermal dryers, which could be used by manufacturers of spices and condiments, are going to be developed here with the support of Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA).

The Israelis, who have helped India with some high-yielding farm technology, hi-tech defence equipment that includes the little guns of the Prime Minister

N. Anand

ONE MORE ATTRACTION: The hybrid streetlight installed at Mudaliarkuppam on East Coast Road.

CHENNAI: The Rain Drop Boat House at Mudaliarkuppam off East Coast Road has one more attraction

Nandini Chandrashekhar,DH News Service,Bangalore:

The proposals made under the Karnataka Renewable Energy draft policy has raised the hackles of quite a few energy producers.


The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it was extending the comment period on a draft rule that aims to cut greenhouse gases emitted by biofuels.

The proposed changes to the 2007 U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard attempt to make production of corn-based ethanol more efficient and increase output of advanced biofuels.

- A project linking solar power from the Sahara to energy users in Europe and North Africa could create 240,000 German jobs and generate 2 trillion euros ($2,822 billion) worth of power by 2050, a study published on Thursday found.