Switching the lights off whenever possible and using energy saving lamps are handy eco-friendly hints but there is still a lot more you can do to save energy and avoid greenhouse gas emissions.
Although they become smaller and lighter and seem to reduce their use of material and resources, our laptops and desktop PCs hide an immense amount of technology inside ther stylish shells. This technology runs on a lot of energy, especially when using several programs at one moment.
India has the world's second largest labour force of 516.3 million people and although hourly wage rates in India have more than doubled over the past decade, the latest World Bank report states that approximately 350 million people in India currently live below the poverty line.
For millions of years, the global climate has fluctuated. However, the trajectory of climate change is being drastically altered by humanity. Our accelerated economic development is having a serious impact on the world's climate.
Global warming affects the livelihoods of more and more people sometimes to such an extent that they have to leave their homes either temporarily or permanently, becoming environmental refugees.
Up to one quarter of the world's population is estimated to be landless. For decades, indigenous people all around the globe have been fighting for their land rights. Although most people spend a large part of their lives in places where food is produced, they rarely own their own land.
Seeds, worldwide, are the basic material for food production. This basis is threatened by international seed companies which pressure the sector with the aim of privatising and monopolising it. More and more severe regulations affect the exchange of seeds or results in them being given away for free.
One out of every three women faces violence behind closed doors. In 2008, Bell Bajao (Ring the Bell) became a nationwide movement in India. Bell Bajao is a national Indian campaign that aims to bring attention to the growing incidences of domestic violence faced by women in India.
RESET ist delighted to announce the band Dúné as prominent supporter. The Danish band is one of RESET´s latest peers to contribute to making the world a better and more sustainable place.