If you are reading this article, chances are you live in an urban city with access to water in your taps 24/7. But that’s not the case for a big percentage of the world population, many of whom walk long distances to fetch potable water, or are forced to rely on unsafe sources. Whither water? Earth may be the ‘blue planet’, with 75% of its surface covered with water. But only 3% is freshwater, most …[Read more]
From Intentions to Actions How to Set Personal Goals for a Greener Future
Want to invest in the planet? Start by setting personal green goals and committing to achieving them. While climate change is a collective problem and requires global efforts by governments, businesses, and institutions to tackle it efficiently, the role of individual action is extremely important. As Zig Zigler, renowned author, and motivational speaker said, “A goal properly set is halfway reached“. Setting targets to achieve the desired outcome works like a charm even when it …[Read more]
Are you on the positive side of Net Zero? Try our Earth Scorecard!
This Earth Day, let’s check how well our lifestyle choices stack up, as we aim towards a low-carbon world! Here we have a series of questions on everyday choices we are all faced with. Pick the response that best describes what you do most often, and score yourself by adding the number assigned to each response. You’ll find yourself on course to discover which choices cost the earth the least, and your end score will …[Read more]
8 things sustainable cities do right
The world population recently hit the 8 billion mark, yet humanity continues using up resources faster than Earth can replenish them. In order to preserve and protect the world against evermore depletion of resources, we need to rethink how we inhabit the world. With urbanisation only set to increase, we need sustainable cities – urban settlements that nourish the people and the planet. Can you imagine a world with smog-free air, plenty of green spaces, …[Read more]