For our Economics classes at Pinchot last year, I – with a few friends and classmates – worked on water in California. My part was focusing on the inefficiency and the leaks occuring in the State. The findings are quite unsettling.
For our System Thinking class this quarter at Pinchot, we had to read this book and I daresay it is an excellent primer indeed.
I have the pleasure to announce you all that the biogas project I have been working with classmates this summer is now being funded on Kickstarter. After working in Colombia on large scale biogas projects, I have been lucky to work for the past three months with classmates from Pinchot University, Srirup Kumar and Joe McNulty, on a small scale biodigestor.
Many of us will offer gifts for Christmas or the new year. Here are some ideas for more sustainable alternatives to wrapping gifts with the traditional paper… MyZeroWaste offers five creative solutions.
If countries and nations are failing short in acting on climate, big cities around the world are increasingly acting on these matters. This has been particularly apparent in the New York summit last month.
A few weekends ago I was fortunate enough to go with great friends to La Barra, a beautifully stunning beach in the Parque Nacional Natural Uramba Bahía Málaga on the Pacific coast of Colombia.
The photos I took do not lie, the place is simply magnificient and a great spot to spend a few days far away from civilization. Please go to my Flickr gallery for more pictures. The major tiny backside is that the beach is dirty.
And no I am not talking about the black sand, but about the plastic trash littering the place. Dozens if not hundreds of plastic bottles but also sandals, tampons, bags litter the place.