Early on a moderately hot March morning, a motley group of individuals assembled outside the Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station milling about a DTC bus with a banner that read ‘Urban Ecotours’. Amidst queries from Rickshaw wallahs and the curious stares of passers-by, there seemed to be a palpable sense of excitement just beneath the surface. The Delhi Greens Urban Ecotour of North Delhi was about to begin! The bus made its way across the north of Delhi to the Bhalswa Lake and Landfill complex, which boasts of “water sports for the whole family”; but it was only when we reached that we found that Sundays are not necessarily the best day for family water sport events... But after calling out to the guard through locked gates, the group did finally manage to enter the complex and see the l
Balipara Tract & Frontier Foundation, in collaboration with The Climate Project-India (TCP-I), Delhi Greens, Kids for Tiger/Sanctuary Magazine and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) proudly invite you to a panel discussion with the eminent Lester R. Brown, President and Founder of the Earth Policy Institute, a Washington, D.C. based independent environmental research organization - on "PLAN B" AND YOUNG INDIA. Event Details: Date: 13th June, 2008 Time: 10.30 AM to 1.00 PM Venue: Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML), Teen Murti Bhawan The panel discussion will be a real opportunity to get insights from a man who has been at the forefront of environmental activism. Accompanying Mr. Brown will be the much inspiring, Bittu Sahgal, Editor of Sanctuary Magazine.
- Come Create History - - By Writing the Future - Delhi Youth Summit on Climate ( DYSoC 2008 ) Climate change poses the single largest threat to the future of humanity. Scientific reports are now indicating that to slow down the effects of a run-away climate catastrophe, carbon emissions must not exceed 350 ppm. In the wake of this threat, nations around the world are grappling for solutions to establishing pathways to low carbon economies to avoid a wave of mass planetary extinction. Though we may attempt to fix the problems technologically, it is widely acknowledged that real solutions will only come from changes in lifestyle. Lifestyles are greatly impacted by none other than the planning of cities—the rise of which gave birth to “civilization.” The unsustainable use of local reso
One for the Greens (of Delhi) ! The Delhi Greens Blog is being launched as an effort to highlight the green spaces, flora and fauna of Delhi and sensitise people about the pressing environmental and social issues in and around the capital city. Please send in your contributions, suggestions, articles to firstname.lastname@example.org Translate this Blog: This Blog is run by The Al Gore/ Climate Project Presenters