As the companies and governments all around the world are bracing for climate change consequences and building climate action plans, these terms are quintessential in understanding the idea behind futuristic technologies, latest business strategies, upcoming economic models and government actions. Net Zero, Global North, Green Economy, ESG, Clean Energy… chances are, that you are hearing these terms a LOT in news lately, but you are not really sure what they mean.
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Fast Fashion is destroying the Planet | 5 ways to embrace Sustainable Fashion
How to shop less and make the most out of what you already have! Do you remember the times when people didn’t have tons of clothes barely finding space in their closets? The times when it was normal for clothes to be passed down from the elder sibling/cousin to the younger one? The times whenContinue reading “Fast Fashion is destroying the Planet | 5 ways to embrace Sustainable Fashion”
How to design new year resolutions and actually stick to it (with real tips and examples)
The whole buzz around ‘passion’, ‘willpower’, ‘choice’ is utter crap! Using inspirations from James Clear’s book ‘Atomic habits’, I’ve shared my personal experiences and tips on how I started making new year resolutions two years ago and still sticking to it!
4 ways to have a healthy and sustainable relationship with Food!
You are what you eat, when you eat, and what you digest. Your lifestyle influences everything happening in your body. after watching one youtube video, and another, that claimed miraculous results with external solutions, and then thousands more- I finally stumbled upon the ones that changed my whole health game. It taught me the most fundamental principles that I had been neglecting this whole time.
Firecrackers and your health!
It’s 2020, we are breathing toxic air, in the middle of a pandemic and yet I don’t know why we are still talking about firecrackers. That thing needs to go away permanently, for good! Though many states have already banned firecrackers for Diwali, we need a complete ban on it for all kinds of celebrations.Continue reading “Firecrackers and your health!”
An eco-friendly (and pandemic-friendly) travel guide!
An eco-friendly and pandemic-friendly guide to travel- with less trash and more fun
Can seawater filtering end the water crisis?
‘Water water everywhere, nor any drop to drink’, said Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Today, one out of three people don’t have access to safe drinking water. Some projections will show by 2050, more than half our population will be living in water-stressed areas. That’s over four billion people. This question had baffled me since time immemorialContinue reading “Can seawater filtering end the water crisis?”
6 Reasons Why Being Rich Can Not Save You From Climate Change
Did I just hear- “I have money to take care of things, so I don’t think too much about climate change and stuff”? Hah! Let me help you burst this bubble. Being “rich”/ “middle-class”/ “upper-middle-class”/ “upper class”/ “elite” or anything can not save you from (all) the consequences of climate change. Sure the impact onContinue reading “6 Reasons Why Being Rich Can Not Save You From Climate Change”
6 Reasons Why We All Should Care About Our Oceans
Even if you don’t care about marine life being disrupted due to ocean pollution and climate change heating up the oceans, there are far bigger ways why you should care about the oceans. Even if you don’t live on an island or on the coasts, there are some extremely important reasons why we must thinkContinue reading “6 Reasons Why We All Should Care About Our Oceans”
Understanding Assam Floods And What Can Be Done
Every year Assam and other neighboring regions are flooded. Lakhs of people affected, along with a huge loss of crops and property. And not to forget that the area is home to many national parks and sanctuaries and animals are equally impacted. But why is Assam facing floods each year? And how has the scaleContinue reading “Understanding Assam Floods And What Can Be Done”