• The Darkness Behind Solar Energy

    Solar, is considered clean energy and a much welcome alternative to fossil fuels. However, like the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) pointed out in a 2009 report, the problem comes at the beginning and end of a solar panel’s life. The production process of solar energy has been marred...
  • E-Environment

    Due to climate change, extreme weather events such as droughts, floods and earthquakes are becoming more common all over the word. At the same time, because of environmental degradation, populations are becoming more vulnerable. This situation increases poverty levels, mainly reducing agricultural income and exacerbating global threats related to...
  • What Do You and the Tasmanian Tiger Have in Common?

    It is 2016- a year of perpetual progress, demanding deadlines and heedless haste. Seconds spared for personal reflection, far between as they may be, are often consumed with personalized distraction to help in avoiding impending circumstances which this generation has no choice but to eventually face. Amid the discord...
  • How Soil is much more than Dirt

    There’s a lot of talk about water scarcity and quality lately. The conditions of the air, too, are often addressed, declaring states of emergency in some cities. Between serious drought and polluted air, solutions tend to be bound to decreasing our burning of fossil fuels and consuming less water-...
  • Understanding Climate Finance

    Every institution on the face of earth today is hinged on finance either directly or indirectly. This makes money central to the creation of sustainability. The sustainability of man is a global issue and it is from that realization that organizations like the United Nations, World Health Organization (WHO),...
  • Freedom Culture and The Valhalla Movement

    The climate change rhetoric has become redundant lately. Not because it’s any less true, but because there is a bombardment of dramatic environmental news happening on a global scale, and most of the world now agrees that it is definitely escalating. Events seem to occur so often that it’s...
  • The Country That Is Disappearing Underwater

    Scientific research indicates that the annual average rate of rising sea levels in the world over the past 20 years has been 3.2 millimetres a year, roughly twice the average speed of the preceding 80 years. The current situation threatens the stability of many coastal countries and islands. Climate...
  • Apps against Climate Change

      Today, over 4 billion people have mobile phones. Even the developing world had internet phone coverage of about 54% by 2013. In India, more people have mobile phones than they have access to toilets. With 7.86 billion mobile phones in use worldwide, over 43% of users access the...
  • Big Oil: In or Out?

    At the Bonn UN climate negotiations held from the 16th to the 18th of May, a heated discussion took place to determine whether private companies should be allowed to be present as observers in the Conference of Parties (COP) 22, to be held at the end of the year in Marrakech....
  • Did the Paris Climate “Honeymoon” end in Bonn?

    The United Nations climate talks held in Bonn concluded on 26 May. They aimed to discuss the implementation of the December 2015 Paris climate agreement and set up a road map to the next major negotiations to be held in Morocco next winter. The euphoria generated in Paris seemed to...
  • The Future of Food

    For centuries we have taken for granted the natural processes governing the planet. Often we disregard the consequences of using such processes to our advantage despite not fully understanding how they function. On the surface, humanity seems to have food production under control- yet where plants are concerned it...
  • African Indigenous People against Climate Change

    Readers, if they are avid followers of international climate negotiations, may have heard of Raoni Metuktire, chief of the Brazilian Kayapo indigenous people, who rose to fame through his struggle to preserve the rain-forest and the livelihood of his people, but they may be less aware that the indigenous...
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Words In The Bucket is a team of global citizens with the common goal of raising awareness and information about issues related to human rights protection, social inclusion, development and environment.

We are "Rethinking World Thinking"