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Koru: Let's build a world your heart tells you is possible!

Koru: Let's build a world your heart tells you is possible! | Advancing Eco-cities | Scoop.it
Help build a global community network for people to connect, share, and experiment with alternative ways of living! Resilience beyond current crises!
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Kuru is a grassroots initiative that is focused on the "radical reinterpretation of what it means to be 'human' by changing those stories and systems that no longer serve us, specifically those involving food, education, money, and community.


The 11 social activists and cultural visionaries who are spreading this vision come from around the world to resist the currents of the mainstream in favor of "community and smallness".  


They are aiming to crowdfund the development of a social network where local experiments, transitions stories, and indigenous wisdom can be cross-fertilized around the world.  


Please donate to Kuru's Indigogo.

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Organizer Prabhat Mishra on Climate Change in India

Organizer Prabhat Mishra on Climate Change in India | Advancing Eco-cities | Scoop.it

Working with the Government, Mr. Mishra has taken special interest in environmental issues and has been instrumental in mobilizing hundreds of villagers across the district for climate action. People of Aasayi village in the district took part in Climate Impacts Day on May 5th earlier this year where locals gathered for a human art formation depicting the need to safeguard their fragile forests.


With rising carbon emissions across the planet, the need for a concerted effort to tackle climate change is only growing. Here are a few suggestions, which need urgent attention:


1. There should be a “WORLD COMMISSION FOR SCIENCE AND DEVELOPMENT” for promoting the researches and developmental works which have zero to low carbon emissions.
2. Our investment in R & D should be more on the development of “RENEWABLE ENERGY” like solar, tidal, wind and water energies, apart from developing “low carbon emission technologies”.
3. There should be a big role and support for civil society institutions in implementing environment friendly plans & projects of government.
4. There should be effective “AWARENESS programmes at grassroots level”, to save the environment from degradation. 350.org is doing an excellent job in this regard.
5. Carbon capping should not be the one way legislation programme against developing nations. DEVELOPED nations should provide financial help and green technology transfer to DEVELOPING nations, to phase-out the fossil fuels.





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