Category Archives for Green Economy

Solar Parabolic Cooker @ Gunjalwadi

Solar cooking – lunch at Gunjalwadi primary school Under the mid-day meal scheme at Gunjalwadi Primary School, lunch for about 40 students works out to about 4 kg of rice along with dal, or vegetables as per the day’s menu.  … Continue reading

15. March 2012 by admin
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No Fool’s Gold

A look at Local Money Multiplier The idea of strong and self-sufficient Local Economies has been, for long, seen as the solution to current chaos – whether it was through Gandhi’s Swadeshi proposition, Michael Shuman’s summing it up as the … Continue reading

23. September 2011 by admin
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Local Economies – long-term solutions to immediate problems

from the Director’s desk   The year 2008-2009 is going to be known as a Watershed year – a year that might well be the beginning of a series of financial oscillations that the world might well be going to … Continue reading

23. September 2011 by admin
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The Coming Recession

Money and money making are two different and independent aspects of modern economy. The former is a medium to transact, having no intrinsic value and the latter is created out of thin air. How much money is created in an … Continue reading

23. September 2011 by admin
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Editorial – Where has all the money gone?

“All the things I would do, if I had a little money…” so sang Abba in the 1970s, symbolizing the mantra that took root in that decade and has continued to only become a bigger and bigger reality for people. … Continue reading

23. September 2011 by admin
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Of Cabbages and Kings

Wrapping up WOTR’s 2011 Climate Change Conference – Sam Jewler and Radha Kunke “The time has come”, the Walrus said, “to talk of many things… of shoes – of ships — and sealing wax… Of cabbages and Kings” so said … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by admin
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WOTR’s Recommendations to the Finance Minister of India

Crispino Lobo, Co-founder and Managing Trustee of WOTR, was invited to present his recommendations for the Agriculture sector to the Finance Minister as part of his pre-budget consultations. Excerpts of the recommendations: Combating Climate Change and Poverty Through Sustainable Development … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by admin
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WOTR Meets the World

Crispino Lobo Presents to the United Nations at their Green Economy Workshop “Where is the green economy?” said keynote speaker Dr. Robert Repetto, professor at the Yale School of Forestry, kicking off a three month United Nations conference on The … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by admin
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UNEP’s Green Pathway

The United Nations Environment Programme has released a ground-breaking new report that calls for a paradigm shift to a Green Economy. The report titled “Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication”, outlines an economic growth path … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by admin
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