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Five students and alums from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, joined by a group of friends from the Indian Youth Climate Network, recently trekked 2,200 miles across India in clean-energy vehicles to increase awareness of projects designed to combat climate change.
The Climate Solutions Road Tour began on January 1 in Chennai and, over five weeks, stopped in 15 major cities, including Ahmadabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Mumbai, Pune and Udaipur, as well as in numerous towns and villages. The group traveled in three solar-integrated Reva electric cars, a CleanStar sustainable biofuel truck, a van powered by used cooking oil and a solar-powered minivan.
Along the way, they found biogas plants powering homes and reducing carbon emissions and indoor air pollution; organic farms in central India, where rainfall has become increasingly sporadic; green buildings; smart microgrids; water harvesting systems; new forms of environmental education; solar cookers; and clean-tech entrepreneur networks.
“The project was created in the belief that we have a chance to create a new vision for the world. We seek new ways to solve the problem of climate change through ways that already exist…
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