by Sarah Schoch Since classes will start again on Monday and we are probably all in need of an extra energy boost, I wanted to share this quick and easy recipe for energy balls. They are not only healthy but also taste like heaven and are the perfect treat for a quick study break. Ingredients:Continue reading “Energy balls recipe”
In this episode, Anna and Olivier discuss the impacts of tourism and how sustainable tourism can be a less impactful way to travel. To explore the subject, we host Ben Gill, who has been working on sustainable tourism projects for more than 15 years with a charity named Bioregional. Pablo, a Graduate Institute’s student from Indonesia, talks about the effects of tourism on his home country.
by Pauline Seppey Hello, friendly reader. Yes, this is yet another article about vegetarianism. No, I will not yell at you for consuming meat – I’ve been there. I used to think a life without bacon could never be worth living. And I’m not here to tell you how I changed my mind either. First,Continue reading “Vegetarianism, Federer, and the myth of perfection”
by Anna Ploeg & Zaninka Ntagungira Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day. Both Zaninka and Anna love experimenting with food and wanted to pass along some quick and easy healthy breakfast recipes. Keep in mind that not all the ingredients listed below can be locally sourced, but we encourageContinue reading “Breakfast with your EC presidents”
This first episode explores the broad theme of sustainability by addressing a transformative idea: the circular economy. Later on, Anna and Olivier discuss with two students from the Université de Genève about the upcoming Sustainability Week in Geneva.
By Annika Erickson-Pearson A month ago, a couple of Environmental Committee members came to the rest of the group with an idea: what if we could do a sustainability or “green” challenge to educate and motivate our student body to take more sustainable actions in their everyday lives? Naturally, we loved the idea and jumpedContinue reading “The 2019 School-wide Sustainability Challenge”
By Maximilian Czekalla On Friday afternoon 15 of March, cars and public transport in Geneva downtown had to make space for a group of thousands of people protesting for climate action. As part of the movement “Global Climate Strike for Future”, a mixed crowd of mostly young, but also several older people, gathered in theContinue reading “Global Climate Strike for Future mobilized masses in Geneva on 15 March”
By Victoria Gonzalez After such a great experience last year, the Environmental Committee decided to gear up again, break away from the overcast weather in Geneva, and get knee-deep in the snow on our winter snowshoeing trips! The activity was so popular that we divided the trip into two consecutive Saturdays. Those brave enough toContinue reading “2019 EC snowshoeing trips”
by Gianluca Gygax Semester breaks always provide me with some time to reflect on achievements and on what I have learned. The last semester was arduous, enriching and rewarding for multiple reasons. However, what stands out the most, is having had the pleasure to be the Environmental Committee President and leading a group of incrediblyContinue reading “Reflections on 2018 by our president”
The IHEID Environmental Committee looks back on a successful 2018. Over 20 active committee members from different academic programs were committed to dedicate a significant amount of their free time to spark discussions about environmental issues and to promote sustainability across the IHEID community. The Environmental Committee represented the entire student body as a memberContinue reading “2018 in EC”