Green IT – Why you should Care?

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First of all you may ask, what is green IT? Well, Green IT or Green Information Technology is simply the practice of using IT resources in a more sustainable and environmentally responsible way. IT equipment use up a lot of natural resources such as Copper, Lead, Rubber, Plastic, Silicon, Glass, etc. (raw materials for manufacturing). […]

THE 2015 PARIS AGREEMENT EXPLAINED

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Climate Change, Conferences, Environmental Law, Green Living, Policy & Governance

As I write this article, the whole world is in Marrakesh, Morocco for the United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference called Conference of the Parties (COP) 22 holding from 7th – 18th November, 2016. It is here that the 1st Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement […]

3 WAYS TO CUT PLASTIC CONSUMPTION

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Plastic has practically revolutionized the way we live, no doubt. It is also super convenient and affordable too. Unfortunately, plastic is non-biodegradable; this simply means plastic does not decompose or decay. On the other hand, biodegradable substances decay and decompose through the action of bacteria and fungi to natural and environmentally safe conditions. So, waste […]

IS IT ALWAYS COMPLICATED?

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  Some people associate environmentalists and activists with ‘weird’ stuff. People who are obsessed with trees or just plain crazy. The whole thing appears fuzzy and out-of-reach. In reality, the call to be more environmentally-responsible is not necessarily always drastic. It does not entail living in a cave or giving up meat entirely and abruptly. […]