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White Paper - CO2Fund & CO2 Compensation Coin ”CO2Coin” (Symbol: COCO)

20 Feb 2020 6 minute read 0 comments CO2Fund

  How much CO2 was produced for you by your last flight? How much CO2 could you have conserved if you had used your bicycle instead of your car? How much CO2 was emitted for the possibility to buy a healthy and delicious avocado around the corner?...

Rwanda is Leading the Climate Action in Africa

2 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments raamesa

It was speculated that the Corona virus pandemic will delay the submission of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) – a set of national climate action plans governments are required to submit to UN under Paris Agreement- due to the lack of coord...

Misplaced Environmental Concerns Surrounding Blockchain

16 Aug 2019 4 minute read 0 comments Daniel Goldman

It’s hard to argue that blockchain technology does not use a significant amount of power. It does. However, “a lot” is a relative term, and the amount of fanfare over blockchain’s power consumption is misplaced. Admittedly, a lot of this informatio...

Why Paper Straws Are A Greenwashing Scam

5 Jan 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Scott Cunningham

Paper straws use significantly more energy, release much more greenhouse gases in production, and use more resources to manufacture. They cost anywhere between 5-10 times more to make. They aren’t necessarily biodegradable unless composted and still...

A Few More Thoughts on Plastic Pollution and a Look at E-Scrap Pollution

13 Jan 2020 3 minute read 0 comments bettercallpaul

Originally Posted to Sapien as a Supplement to a prior Sapien blog post regarding the impacts of plastic pollution and contamination of our environments on January 12, 2019   A Few More Thoughts on Plastic Pollution and a Quick Foray into E-Scrap Pol...

Blockchain & garbage

25 Jun 2019 2 minute read 0 comments dexpartacus

In Italy organized crime spreads sadly like wildfire in many commercial sectors, this is unfortunately now known and we are bitterly used to hearing it. Even here the blockchain could help, such as in the field of waste, where transparency and legali...

Lush Green Freshness comes alive on a rainy day at Auroville

18 Jan 2020 7 minute read 0 comments Greenchic

  Post Breakfast sudden showers at Pondicherry!! A day out for me sometimes gets exciting during the rains, even though there is no doubt rains can make things quite inconvenient, especially it can make things difficult for one to reach a familiar p...

IS THERE SOMETHING GOOD IN THE BAD?

27 Mar 2020 1 minute read 0 comments LeftHouse

With all of the news looking so grim about our world and the virus we are dealing with, a good friend of mine pointed out to me that with all of the stay at home orders, lock downs, quarantines, our planet is getting a little bit of a break! Polluti...

Beachy Day with lake ride - Pondycherry’s Chunnambar Boat House and Paradise Beach

13 Jan 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Greenchic

Around for a really pleasant day with a bit of rains Our next destination to enjoy in Pondicherry turned out to be Chunnambar Boat House, from where boats take you to Paradise Beach. Our first day in Pondy was really hot, however, our second day wa...

Behind the Campfires

14 Jun 2019 1 minute read 1 comment pushpedal

Behind the Campfires Music Credit: LUUUL Illuminate Having completely cycled through Asia in the last 15 months, I wanted to make a video to show the devastating state of plastic pollution. It is often with travellers that we share the best and bea...