Category: Green Guide

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Why I Should Be Tolerant

By: Sunita Narain Written by noted environmentalist and writer Sunita Narain, “Why I Should Be Tolerant” is a quasi-autobiographical book which chronicles the global development discourse from the 20th and 21st centuries. Narain, who...

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TERI Photobook 2014

TERI is a not for profit research institution working in the field of energy, environment and sustainable development. Their success could not have been possible without the support from supporters and partners. Therefore, in...

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The Soil Will Save Us

by Kristin Ohlson Thousands of years of poor farming and ranching practices—and, especially, modern industrial agriculture—have led to the loss of up to 80 percent of carbon from the world’s soils. That carbon is...

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State of the World 2014: Governing for Sustainability

Author: The Worldwatch Institute Citizens expect their governments to lead on sustainability. But from largely disappointing international conferences like Rio II to the U.S.’s failure to pass meaningful climate legislation, governments’ progress has been...

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On the Road

We have become more mobile than ever. Faster and easier. Technology today has enabled us to travel from one continent to another overnight, to visit friends at the other end of the world in...

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At Work

The following energy tips are better suited for small offices, although some tips are also applicable for bigger firms. Big offices should check with a professional energy consultant. * Use energy efficient bulbs for...

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Tips for longer living laptops

Remove the akku/charger and plug in your laptop to the power outlet whenever possible, i.e. when you’re using it at home or in a café. Each battery lives only up to 500 charging cycles. Besides the...

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At home

If you reduce the amount of energy and water that you use in the home, not only will you cut your bills, but you will be playing your part in reducing your impact on...

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FIRST FOOD: A Taste of India’s Biodiversity

Authors: Sunita Narain & Vibha Varshney This collection of around 100 recipes from different parts of India brings to life the magic that takes place once biodiversity is combined with culinary dexterity. Food is...