“I am now 84 years old and have lived through many of the upheavals of the 20th century: the destruction and suffering brought by war, as well as unprecedented damage to the natural environment,” he writes.
As mentioned earlier, a close friend of the Dalai Lama has put together this book from his various interviews with the Master and this is not to be thought of as one coherent thought. It is a series of thoughts distilled over the decades enlightened by his studies of religion and ethics. If you are looking for hard data and logical arguments about climate change, this is not for you. This is an appeal to make simple changes in life. We at Rakkh Resort in Himachal Pradesh are sold on this message. We have stopped the use of single-use plastic, source locally, grown organic produce, even our flour is milled at the local Pan-Chakkis harnessing the power of water with zero-emission.
There are ways for the traveller to keep up her/his end of the responsibility too. RTSOI (Responsible Tourism Society of India) has come up with a simple and nice document to help all of us become responsible travellers enjoying the goodness of the world sustainably. To read more, click here