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Basu Gautam

The author is the President and Founder of Lumbini World Peace Forum, as well as an activist in 1 Million Trees Plantation Drive in Nepal.

The Green Economy: A Win-Win for People and the Planet

Published On: November 30, 2023 09:00 AM NPT By: Basu Gautam

The term "green economy" refers to an economic framework that aims to reduce environmental threats and ecological scarcity while improving social justice and human welfare. The use of clean and renewable energy sources, resource efficiency, and sustainable and responsible production and consumption methods are often used to explain this.

Greening Our Path to Peace: The Link between Environment, Peace, and CSR

Published On: September 16, 2023 10:00 AM NPT By: Basu Gautam

Corporate social responsibility (CSR), peace, and environmental sustainability together make up a potent trifecta of interrelated ideas that are the path to a better future. These ideas aren't separate domains; rather, they're the facets of a complex gem that captures the spirit of a peaceful community.

Price of Progress: The Balance between Growth and Sustainability

Published On: June 9, 2023 09:00 AM NPT By: Basu Gautam

Achieving a balance between environmental sustainability and economic growth is a challenge for developing countries like Nepal. Although economic growth is essential for enhancing citizens' lives, it frequently results in environmental deterioration. The usage of fossil fuels and the exploitation of natural resources cause pollution and environmental damage.

Ecological Principles and the Climate Crisis in Buddhism

Published On: May 4, 2023 08:30 AM NPT By: Basu Gautam

The pressing issue of climate change and its devastating impact on our planet is on everyone's mind these days. As we witness rapid and unprecedented changes taking place in our environment, many are seeking advice on how to deal with this global crisis, turning to alternative philosophies and spiritual traditions.

Living Sustainably to Ensure a Future of Sustainability

Published On: April 13, 2023 09:00 AM NPT By: Basu Gautam

Sustainable living is not just a fad or a hip buzzword; it is crucial for the future of our planet.

Renewable Energy and Future of Sustainable Development

Published On: March 29, 2023 08:30 AM NPT By: Basu Gautam

As people across the world become more conscious of the harmful impacts of fossil fuels on the environment, their interest in renewable energy as a sustainable alternative is bound to grow. Renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, and hydropower have the potential to substitute fossil fuels and contribute to the transition to a more sustainable future. Renewable energy fosters social and economic growth, besides solving environmental challenges.

Global Cooperation for Climate Action

Published On: March 16, 2023 08:30 AM NPT By: Basu Gautam

Global collaboration is necessary for effective climate action, and the difficulties we confront shouldn't stop us from working toward this objective. To cut greenhouse gas emissions, move to a low-carbon economy, and prepare for the effects of climate change, the world must cooperate.

Tackling Pollution One Sapling at a Time

Published On: March 6, 2023 08:45 AM NPT By: Basu Gautam

Nepal has experienced significant deforestation over the past few decades, with trees being cut down for fuel, timber, and agricultural expansion. This has led to a range of environmental problems, including soil erosion, loss of biodiversity, and an increase in greenhouse gas emissions. Reforestation can help to address these issues by restoring the natural balance of the ecosystem and mitigating the effects of climate change.

New Technology Can Revolutionize Agriculture in Nepal

Published On: February 22, 2023 08:45 AM NPT By: Basu Gautam

Artificial intelligence and robotics technology, for example, can assist in lessening the physical work necessary for farming, making it a more appealing alternative for young people who are not interested in hard labor. Advanced technology can also support the agriculture industry in increasing crop production while decreasing prices, making farming a more appealing career option for young people.

Transition to a Green Economy in Developing Countries

Published On: February 7, 2023 09:00 AM NPT By: Basu Gautam

As we all know, the earth's life is being threatened by ongoing climate change, and certain changes are occurring. Climate change is a danger to both human life and the survival of all animal species on the planet. In recent decades, the phenomenon has been observed all over the world, resulting in a rise in global temperature, and its influence is now being felt internationally.