. As emissions spike, Volkswagen announces an end to oil-powered cars - They've pledged that the generation of cars currently being worked on is the last that isn't “CO2 neutral” - Bloomberg report suggests there may still be fossil fuel cars in the mix as late as 2050 - The UK will ban fossil fuel-only cars by 2040 and Denmark is doing so by 2030 - The timeline needs some work. But this is a start? - - Source: Tree Hugger
. Sustainability is Not Black Or White - It isn’t like pregnancy ”either you are or you aren't - More Sustainable is Possible - It's important for us to remember that even some of the leading green projects, schemes and technologies in the world are very far from being sustainable in the truest sense of the word - Even Solar panels still rely on scarce and energy intensive resources; Backyard farmers still rely on petroleum - We should be wary of a black-and-white approach to sustainability - Maybe Low Impact or Lower Impact is the way?
. Its aggressive measures to tackle food waste, promote healthy lifestyles and adopt eco-farming techniques have made France the most sustainable food country in the world according to the Economist Intelligence Unit - France introduced legislation in 2016 requiring supermarkets to redistribute leftover food to charities in a bid to reduce food waste - The UK, the US and China failed to make the top 20 of 67 nations that were graded on food waste, sustainable agriculture, and health and nutrition - Every year, consumers in France waste 67.2kg of food per person compared to 95.1kg in the United States, 87.1kg in Belgium and 78.2kg in Canada - Source: Reuters - - Tag someone to share the love
. There’s so much buzz around Minimalism and Hygge. What’s the difference between them? - - M I N I M A L I S M - - Minimalism is about living with less, living with the essentials, only the things that bring you joy. It teaches you to remove distractions from your life so that you can live your life with full intentions - - H Y G G E - - Hygge is a Danish word used when acknowledging a feeling or a moment as cozy, charming and special. It’s the art of creating joy and comfort in one’s life. It promotes appreciation, a certain simplicity and about not only recognizing the present moment but also enjoying it - - Tag someone to share the love
. There is no such thing as “away” - When we throw anything away it must go somewhere - 📷: @kimwarp