What is India’s rank in 2020’s Environment Performance Index? Where did we do well and where have we fallen short?
Are solar panels bad because we use fossil fuels to build them? The is a classic case of using the Nirvana Fallacy to tear down many potential environmental solutions. But as we fight a global ecological crisis, we cannot afford to encourage such logic.
The plastic menace continues to grow, threatening human life and lives across ecosystems. Project Nawah, a student initiative, recognizes bamboo as a sustainable alternative. This is their story of how they empowered marginalized women to spearhead the switch from plastic to bamboo products.
Trees cool the air in 2 ways: 1) by intercepting sunlight (shading), they allow less heat to reach the ground; 2) by transpiration cooling, which is the cooling effect caused when water from stomata gets converted into water vapor and evaporates.
Ecolabels signal environmental and social protection to consumers. Every successful ecolabel has three key ingredients: an effective sustainability standard, authentic communication strategies and skillful information design.
VIDEO: The difference between climate variability and climate change is difficult to catch because the terms sound very similar. Watch this video and remember the “climate scale” to never forget this difference again!
Ecolabels are important drivers of sustainable production and consumption. How did ecolabels begin? Why are they seen as a key differentiator in today’s market?