Environmental Education for Sustainable Life

The Green Changemakers

When we talk about changing our lifestyle towards sustainable development, it is inevitable to talk about education. Shefali Atrey from the Centre for Environment Education, India shares insights and lessons from working with children and youth in formal education set up in India, with the aim to develop sensitivity towards their immediate environment, and enable them to understand and adopt sustainable lifestyle.

Online Carbon Dioxide Calculator

The Green Changemakers

Online Carbon Dioxide Calculator: [link] At the moment humans are making carbon dioxide faster than plants can turn it back into oxygen. Carbon dioxide goes into the atmosphere and forms a blanket over the earth, warming it up. Low carbon lifestyles create less carbon dioxide emissions. So in a low carbon lifestyle you live closer to work, insulate your home, holiday by train, buy British products and eat local food.

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Editor’s note: Washington’s Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce is weighing alternative carbon-pricing proposals. Recently , Yoram Bauman presented the case for Washington to adopt a BC-style carbon tax swap. The good news is that Washington State may be getting serious about a price on carbon. The market will seek out the lowest-cost ways to cut pollution in both states, resulting in a lower overall carbon price than either state would get on its own.

Tread Lightly With the Guardian


Well they've now launched a new community site, Tread Lightly , to encourage people into a low carbon lifestyle so that they come together to save the planet. Tags: tread lightly climate change carbon footprint Regular readers will know that I quote regularly from the Guardian Environment website. People who sign up will find a different pledge every week that, if they act on it, will help them reduce their CO2 emissions.