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Let the stars shine through

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One of things I loved doing as a child was to look up, from the balcony or the rooftop and say goodnight to the millions of stars twinkling above. Being able to look at the stars every night, relaxes the eyes, imparts peace of mind, and gives a sense of who we are in time and space. How difficult it […]

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February 6th, 2009 | Posted in Climate Change,Energy/Renewables,Pollution | Read More »

Bottled Water Part II: Breaking the habit

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Bottled water is fast becoming a habit, a habit that takes a huge environmental toll as was discussed in Part I of the blog. Bottled water, no doubt, is convenient. At times, it even makes a lifestyle statement. And it is becoming increasingly common to think that it’s the only alternative, as one may have […]

January 25th, 2009 | Posted in Consumerism,Pollution,Water/Marine Life | Read More »

Bottled Water Part I: The true cost

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When it comes to profligacy concerning natural resources, humans are guilty of a long list of environmental extravagances. Bottled water, I’m sure, ranks pretty high on the list. In an era where we need to particularly conscious of our use of oil and water, and work hard towards reducing global warming, the innocuous looking plastic […]

January 25th, 2009 | Posted in Consumerism,Plastic,Pollution,Water/Marine Life | Read More »

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