Rise in temperature in Kerala and how Project Obelia could be one of the solutions!


“Kerala to record hottest days; maximum temperature may touch 40˚C in 2 districts. – Onmanorama (5th April 2024)

Kerala’s continues struggle with its scorching heat!

Amidst rising temperatures and scorching heatwaves, Kerala is facing the prospect of one of its hottest summers in a decade. The combination of intense sunlight and high humidity has left residents sweating and searching for ways to beat the heat.

With meteorologists predicting scanty rainfall and above-normal temperatures, the situation has become a cause for concern. While the rise in temperatures is a global concern, it’s imperative to recognize the pivotal role of greenhouse gases in elevating temperatures, highlighting their significance amidst various contributing factors. Greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide (CO2), contribute to global warming and climate change, leading to adverse effects on the environment and human health.

In this challenging scenario, innovative solutions are needed to address the underlying causes of rising temperatures and mitigate their impacts.

How Project Obelia Can Help ?

One such solution is OBELIA, which utilizes algal technology to help reduce CO2 emissions. Algae grow faster than trees, aiding quicker carbon sequestration and environmental benefits. Their ability to thrive in diverse environments, including in compact setups, allows for practical and scalable solutions in combating climate change and enhancing air quality.

Moreover, OBELIA can be incorporated into buildings and become part of green infrastructure development initiatives. By planting OBELIA in parks, gardens, office spaces and along streets, it can help create cooler and more comfortable indoor and outdoor spaces, thus contributing to the overall well-being of communities.

While OBELIA may not fully address the complex issue of climate change, its role in reducing CO2 emissions and enhancing environmental resilience underscores the importance of innovative solutions in combating global warming.

As we navigate the challenges of rising temperatures, initiatives like OBELIA serve as crucial tools in building a more sustainable and resilient future for Kerala and beyond.

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