Say hello to the Dighe family. Residents of Karve Nagar in Pune, this family has become a role model for many others who want to change the way they impact the environment. Let Mrs Vimal Dighe, grandmother- environmentalist- ‘senior in the house’ explain to you how they have taken care of their household energy needs. Almost 50% of the fuel in their kitchen is a renewable source of energy, which is being produced right there, on their terrace.
Down to Earth is Science and Environment fortnightly published by the Society for Environmental Communication, New Delhi. We publish news and analysis on issues that deal with sustainable development, which we scan through the eyes of science and environment.