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Sustainable Building Conference 2013 (SB13), Singapore

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Sustainable Building 2013 (SB13) Singapore is a pre-eminent international conference series on Sustainable Buildings & Construction. The event is co-organised by the BCA Centre for Sustainable Buildings (BCA CSB) and the National University of Singapore (NUS).  The conference aims to provide an unparalleled view into regional and international sustainable building issues and promote greater sustainability through […]

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August 12th, 2013 | Posted in Climate Change,EVENTS/CAMPAIGNS,Green Cities | Read More »

World Environment Day 2012: Support Project Green Hands

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  The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today. – Chinese Proverb   By Bhavani Prakash What is this life if full of care, we have no time to plant a single tree? And what better way to express our gratitude to Mother Nature, compensate for […]

June 5th, 2012 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Biodiversity,Carbon Footprint,Climate Change,Green Action,Sustainable Agriculture,Sustainable Agriculture/GMO/Organic | Read More »

Conference on “Sustainable Environmental Management in Urban Asia”

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Our readers may be interested in the forthcoming conference in Singapore on 15-16 December 2011, on “Sustainable Environmental Management” organised by the National University of Singapore (NUS)’s Master of Science in Environmental Management programme. The two day conference will address the issues regarding Urban Planning that are unique to Asia.  The information (as obtained from […]

November 24th, 2011 | Posted in Climate Change,Green Cities,Green Meetings | Read More »

Climate Reality Project: 24 Hours of Reality

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If you’ve missed the live 24 hour screening by Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project on September 14th 2011, here are some key recordings for you. Watched live online by 9 million people, the purpose of the coverage was to debunk various climate denial theories, and raise awareness about the reality of Climate Change. The hourly […]

September 21st, 2011 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Climate Change | Read More »

Earth Day Singapore 2011

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Update after the event: Here’s a video recording of some of the hightlights of the Earth Day celebrations at Bottle Tree Park on 22nd April 2011 From the previous post: A lot of excitement is building up at Bottle Tree Park, Singapore owing to the hectic preparations being done by Tay Lai Hock, the Founder […]

April 12th, 2011 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Climate Change,Green Events/Campaigns,Green Festivals,Green Meetings | Read More »

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 […]

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

National Sustainability Conference

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The Office of Environmental Sustainability of the National University of Singapore in conjuction with is The University of Sydney is organising The National Sustainability Conference : Environmental Up-Skilling & The Green Collar Economy  on the 29th and 30th of July 2010 at the Amara Hotel in Singapore. All those who register get a free copy of […]

June 29th, 2010 | Posted in Climate Change | Read More »

Climate Refugees: A letter for UNHCR from a Grade Five Student

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by Bhavani Prakash I was pleasantly surprised and inspired by this passionate letter that arrived in my mailbox about the issue of Climate Refugees and what the UNHCR, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees needs to do to help migrants affected by Climate Change. It’s by Atulya Venkataraman, a Grade V student of UWCSEA, Singapore.  It reads thus: […]

May 21st, 2010 | Posted in Climate Change,Climate Change | Read More »

Four Years. Go.

Four Years Go

What if you’re given 4 years to change the direction of the world? What if this deadline stirs humanity into action with a sense of focus and direction and energy never seen before? Four Years.Go. is an international campaign by The Pachamamma Alliance to bring about a shift in consciousness.  Here is their campaign message: Imagine turning […]

May 14th, 2010 | Posted in Climate Change,Green Action | Read More »

Is there an alternative to Capitalism?

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With the fall of the Berlin Wall in the 1990s, capitalism was seen as the ultimate model of success. A quick look however, at the environmental crisis facing the world today and the social inequalities that continue to persist, reveals that as an economic model, it has failed to secure planetary and human well-being. We’re beyond […]

November 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Carbon Footprint,Climate Change,Climate Change,Green Activism | Read More »

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