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2011

A Much Better Alternative to Carbon Offsetting?

TCW and ethical travel resource Much Better Adventures have partnered to deliver an alternative way to reduce the carbon footprint of travel, without resorting to carbon offsetting. The effectiveness of carbon offsetting is widely debated, but donating to TCW brings carbon savings and social benefits above and beyond the traditional offsetting schemes available. Read more “A Much Better Alternative to Carbon Offsetting?”

2011

Can you ride like the wind?

Help us raise money at Bristol’s Biggest Bike Ride At The Converging World, we’re proud to be based in Bristol – a city firmly on the cycling map. Our team, with its strong cycling contingent, has decided to take part in Bristol’s Biggest Bike Ride 2011 to raise money for our next wind turbine – a turbine that will help fund our community work in India and the UK for the next 20 years. Read more “Can you ride like the wind?”

2011

“How to cook good naked”

Cooking can kill. Indoor pollution from cooking on smoky stoves is the fourth biggest health risk in the developing world. Nearly half the people in the world use polluting, inefficient stoves to cook their food each day and 1.9 million people die worldwide each year from exposure to indoor smoke from their cooking stoves. Read more ““How to cook good naked””

2011

World Water Day – The Impacts of Climate Change…

Today is World Water Day. Water is one of the world’s most valuable resources; an essential part of life. Without it, people couldn’t grow crops to feed their families or sustain themselves and their livestock. Too much water, from flooding or tsunamis (like the ones in Japan recently and in the Indian Ocean in 2004) can be devastating. Climate change isn’t just about the world getting a bit hotter. It’s the effect that this temperature rise has on the ecosystem and the people that rely on it for survival. Read more “World Water Day – The Impacts of Climate Change in Tamil Nadu”