Oct Dec 2015

Oct Dec 2015
Chemicals in our Lives

Chemicals have played a major role in building the modern world. They have also played a major role in trashing the Earth and humans, especially the youngest and the poorest. So this quarter, Eternal  Bhoomi focuses on a complex issue: balancing the use of chemicals with personal and planetary well-being.

Editorial

Chemicals have played a major role in building the modern world. They have also played a major role in trashing the Earth and humans, especially the youngest and the poorest. So this quarter, Eternal  Bhoomi focuses on a complex issue: balancing the use of chemicals with personal and planetary well-being.

We need a new human right: a right not to be poisoned. Without such a right, there will probably never again be another day in our history when our children are not constantly exposed to danger, says Julian Cribb.

Optimism empowers, whilst pessimism disempowers says eco-spiritual leader, Satish Kumar.

History speaks of this fact very clearly. Behind every great transformation a band of committed and active optimists worked day and night to realise their vision of a new social order. And in the end their once radical and marginal movements became mainstream realities.