The Buddhist Centre: buddhism for today
Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

10 tips to reduce our carbon footprint - part 2

By mokshini on Sun, 28 Jun, 2015 - 17:45

10 tips to reduce our carbon footprint - part 2

By mokshini on Sun, 28 Jun, 2015 - 17:45

Here is some more info is from the book called ‘How Bad are Bananas?‘ by Mike Berners-Lee. This book compares the relative amount of the carbon impact of a wide range of daily products and activities and gives an estimate of the actual carbon produced from each to help us make more informed choices. The carbon footprint figures for each product are estimates  (Co2e) - but the book makes it very obvious and easy to see where we can make choices that would significantly...

Glastonbury Buddhist Group
Glastonbury Buddhist Group

Two ‘Carbon Sadhanas’

By lokabandhu on Mon, 9 Dec, 2013 - 20:25
These are two ‘Carbon Sadhanas’ (meditation visualisations) I wrote a couple of years ago, around the time of the first Order Convention at Bodh Gaya in India, in fact. I hope they might help Buddhists connect a bit more imaginatively with the consequences of their actions if they choose to drive or fly. As Bhante says, “The central problem of the spiritual life - for most people at least – is to find emotional equivalents for their intellectual understanding”. So...
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Carbon Sadhana I - Flying230.98 KB
Carbon Sadhana II - Driving183.27 KB