“To be blunt, we need as many cars as possible off the road, or more green vehicles to reduce air pollution exposure,” Professor Prashant Kumar, director of GCARE at the University of Surrey, said in a statement. But green vehicles, cars with air-conditioning, or even the option to not rely on vehicle travel are a “distant dream” for many lower-income countries. It’s another example of the way inequalities and climate change are intertwined. … [Read more...] about How much air pollution you’re exposed to in traffic depends on if you use air-conditioning or not
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That is, the greater the remaining loan tenure, the more will be the potential benefit from interest savings. And that is because when only a few years have passed, a large portion of the home loan principal is still outstanding due to the nature of how loans work. … [Read more...] about Why lower interest rate alone should not push you to switch your home loan lender
When estimating your post-retirement expenses, do not forget to factor in cultural needs such as gifting. I remind many to factor in giving (charity) as well. So is the case with the cost of pursuing your hobbies. If you want to pursue any kind of entrepreneurial dream, build a corpus for it, so that such that the venture’s success or failure does not impact the security of your retirement. … [Read more...] about How much money do you really need to be financially independent?
"The policy is bringing wishful thinking that six per cent of GDP should be implemented. If we do not have a plan to implement what has been proposed, then words are just words. I have raised multiple times that there should be a law mandating the states as well as the central government about a fixed GDP percentage allocation for education, but even the policy fails to address to that,” Sisodia said. … [Read more...] about NEP’s proposal to make board exams easy will not address issue of rote learning: Manish Sisodia
Fail fast Last but not least, when it comes to launching a new product, you can never be certain if you’re going to succeed. As an entrepreneur, that’s a risk that you have to be willing to take—especially in quickly changing and uncertain times like these. As Michael Jordan said, “To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail.” In today’s world, this sentiment could not be more relevant. Establishing product market fit is perhaps one of the hardest things for a new offering, so focus on the feedback and listen to your customers . . . and always remember that we learn something in every mistake and failure! … [Read more...] about Yes, you can launch a new product in the pandemic. Here’s how