Prepare yourself ! Climate resilience

Some people prepare for Judgment Day, some others for a Zombie apocalypse. A few prepare for an alien invasion or when their government will start going dictatorship on them. I won’t discuss here these eventualities. However I seriously advise you to increase your climate resilience. With a warming and weirding climate, as well as with… Continue reading Prepare yourself ! Climate resilience

The Meat Eater’s Guide

If on your way towards sustainability you are wondering what’s the best meat to eat climate-wise, here is just what you need. The US Environmental Working Group (EWG) published a Meat Eater’s Guide with a full report and an infographic. There you will find a lot of information of what is your best source of… Continue reading The Meat Eater’s Guide

Feeling down about climate ? Read this

Given how climate change is VERY serious and how little we are currently working on it, it’s easy to feel a bit under the weather. No wonder more and more people are feeling anxious about their near future or what world they will leave to their children. This week I came across two posts on… Continue reading Feeling down about climate ? Read this

Towards sustainability, reloaded : transport

(Word of caution : this is a repost from an old series) For the fourth installment of these series – see the previous articles on heating, electricity and water– I would like to propose you a selection of the best tips to help you using less your car. Doing so is good for your health,… Continue reading Towards sustainability, reloaded : transport

Towards sustainability, reloaded : water

For the third installment of the series – see the previous articles on heating and electricity – I would like to propose you a selection of the best tips to help you to decrease your water consumption. Water scarcity is a major problem today as many countries and regions of the globe (South Asia, China,… Continue reading Towards sustainability, reloaded : water

Towards sustainability, reloaded : electricity

For the second part of this series – the first one was on heating – we are having a look at electricity consumption of households and the various ways we can decrease it. This will enable you to have lower energy bills – always a good thing with the hard times we have – to… Continue reading Towards sustainability, reloaded : electricity

Towards sustainability, reloaded

Back to 2009, I had started – but not finished – a series due to help you going towards sustainability. I am proposing you to re-publish it this year and finish it. This series’ goal is to help you cut your carbon and environmental footprint. I must have four times more subscribers, so hopefully this… Continue reading Towards sustainability, reloaded

Spineless leaders and our common collapse

Let’s talk about the current economic and financial downturn, shall we ? With my educational background in international management, I am following the events quite closely. Besides, I am personally concerned by the economic situation… If I have been referring to a triple crisis for some time now, Thomas L Friedman from the New York… Continue reading Spineless leaders and our common collapse

Going further in reducing our amounts of waste

You may remember my article in June on waste in my Towards sustainability series. I was there mentioning the three Rs : Reducing, Recycling and Reusing. which are the basis of a more sustainable management of waste Now TreeHugger presents us with 7 Rs adding Rot (as nearly 40 percent of the world’s garbage is… Continue reading Going further in reducing our amounts of waste

Towards sustainability: food

For the fifth part of these series – see the previous articles on heating, electricity, water and transport – I would like to tackle food in general. This is an important issue for both the health and the environment. At a time where weight issues keep on increasing – to the World Health Organization, there… Continue reading Towards sustainability: food

Towards sustainability: water

For the third installment of the series – see the previous articles on heating and electricity – I would like to propose you a selection of the best tips to help you to decrease your water consumption. Water scarcity is a major problem today as many countries and regions of the globe (South Asia, China,… Continue reading Towards sustainability: water

Towards sustainability: electricity

For the second part of this series – the first one was on heating – we are having a look at electricity consumption of households and the various ways we can decrease it. This will enable you to have lower energy bills – always a good thing with the hard times we have – to… Continue reading Towards sustainability: electricity