Good Thoughts – GBRI
 

Across the globe, an increasing number of businesses and individuals are becoming environmentally conscious and moving towards the concept of zero-waste. The latest restaurant to join the trend is Ijen, located in Bali, Indonesia. Indonesia’s first zero-waste restaurant, Ijen’s design scheme reuses a variety of discarded materials and also serves fish that has been hand-caught locally. It […]

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Two students of Civil Engineering from India’s state of Karnataka just developed a way to generate electricity from vehicles running on highways and rainwater, while also recharging water bodies. Their project won them the first prize at the India International Science Festival. Explaining about their project, Pruthviraj and Prasanna said that the objective of the […]

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In an attempt to tackle climate change and move towards clean energy future, New Zealand government has announced that it will no longer issue any new permits for offshore oil and gas exploration. The decision under Labour Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is a change in direction after nine years of conservative leadership which favored expanding the […]

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German energy giant RWE has plans to cut down the remaining few hundred hectares of a 12,000-year-old Hambach forest in western Germany for coal surface mining. This, despite the fact that Germany is currently working on plans to phase out coal and invest more in renewable sources of energy. Now Ecosia, a Berlin-based nonprofit search engine, is […]

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Los Angeles, a city long associated with fashion and glamour, is all set to become the largest city in the States to ban the sale of fur products. Already, three other cities in California (including San Francisco) have banned fur products. The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously this week to direct the city attorney to […]

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