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Thomas L. Friedman in Singapore: Why We Need A Green Revolution

Thomas Friedman in Singapore

by Bhavani Prakash Thomas Friedman, one of the world’s most influential columnists with The New York Times, with a following of over 20 million readers, and best-selling author of “Hot, Flat and Crowded” was in town (Singapore) yesterday to give an interesting lecture on “Why We Need a Green Revolution.” He was invited by the […]

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January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Climate Change,Climate Change,Consumerism,Energy/Renewables,Green Action,Green Meetings | Read More »

Veggie Thursday in Singapore

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“While we can do many things to reduce our carbon emissions, many of these things are much less effective than changing our diet which, in terms of individual action, is the best thing we can do.” – JAMES HANSEN Meat-free days are a campaign to reduce anthropogenic climate change and improve human health and animal […]

September 15th, 2010 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Food/Meat Reduction | Read More »

Let’s Reclaim our Beaches: Doesn’t Chennai deserve its only public space?

Wiki photos: Marina Beach in the morning

Mention Chennai (formerly known as Madras) – the state capital of Tamil Nadu, India and the image of the long Marina beach along the Bay of Bengal conjures up immediately in one’s mind.  In a city where much urban development has taken place in a hurried, haphazard way, the beach offers a welcome respite to its […]

July 28th, 2010 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Water/Marine Life | Read More »

Kanyakumari: The Plastic Bag Free District in India

Vendor wrapping fruit with Lotus leaf and newspaper

Anyone with even the most rudimentary knowledge of Indian geography would be able to tell that India is a V-shaped peninsula. At the southern-most tip of that “V” is the district of Kanyakumari, where three great seas merge – the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. It’s a district with a proud record of being 100% […]

June 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Plastics | Read More »

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