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Nilofer D'Souza

I'm a features writer at Forbes India, where I write primarily on healthcare and explore retail as a sector. These days, I'm exploring issues on climate change and the environment.

Jun 7, 2013

Back to basics: Paint the town white to save power

White-painted roofs are significantly cooler than conventional ones and can save as much as a quarter of power consumption#Bangalore #Environment #HowThisWorks #power consumption #white-washed roofs

Jun 5, 2013

India’s clean energy at the cost of biodiversity?

Biodiversity conservationists say that solar, wind and hydel power projects sound the death knell for many animal species. #ATREE #Bio diversity #climate change #India #MoEF #National Environmental Sciences Program #National Solar Mission #Solar energy #UNFCC #World #World Environment Day

Jun 4, 2013

Bangalore’s rain-catcher: A man who never had to pay corporation for water

"Shivakumar believes your house should give you a return on your investment," his wife, Suma Shivakumar says. #AR Shivakumar #Bangalore #Environment #Frontrunner #Monsoon #Rain water harvesting

May 31, 2013

How protecting Great Indian Bustard can save other endangered species

Endangered species like the chinkara, spiny tail lizard, fox, and there are a lot more others that will benefit if wasteland areas come under protection just like forest areas. #Birds #Environment #Great Indian Bustard #Wastelands

May 30, 2013

Green cause: Here’s a spot-fixing that will actually work

These spot fixes refer to places in the city that needed urgent attention because they were either littered or creating a nuisance for people in the area. Bangalore has had and still continues to have huge issues with garbage, and in one way, these spot fixes clean up common dumping areas. #Bangalore #Bangalore garbage dump #Environment #HowThisWorks #Responsible Citizens of Bangalore #Spot fixing #The Ugly Indian