10 Ways to Eat Responsibly

Eating responsibly is a complex and multifaceted issue. It is important not just for improving the environment, but also ensuring quality of life. Responsible eating is part of a healthy lifestyle, which leads to greater vitality and happiness. Here are the 10 most important things to consider when shopping for food. Eat locally. Buy produce…

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Green Building Takes Off At The Airports

The Chinese get all the press for rapid construction, but the new Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi has set a very high bar. Not only was this airport, designed to handle 34 million passengers per year, awarded LEED-Gold certification by the Indian Green Building Council, but it also was constructed in…

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Japan Situation Underlines Food Price Crisis

Global food prices rose sharply in December, following an increasing trend that brings them close to levels that led to shortages and riots three years ago in developing countries. February marked an eleven-month trend of new monthly highs for food prices. Prices for grain alone have increased dramatically with wheat elevating over 55 percent and corn…

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Water District Center Now Powered By Sun

EL CAJON — The Helix Water District last week switched on a new solar panel system that is designed to provide the bulk of electricity needed to run its operations center in El Cajon. The photovoltaic panels were largely funded with a $463,000 rebate awarded through the California Center for Sustainable Energy in San Diego. A…

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