The silver lining in between you and your environment: on mental health issue

Nabila Fathonah. International Class of Environmental Engineering ITB. Defined as absence of mental or behavioral disorder, mental health is a state of mental wellbeing that affects how individual conduct thinking process. Despite being a very close issue in human development, mental health has always been considered an illicit issue to talk about. Mental health topic,Continue reading “The silver lining in between you and your environment: on mental health issue”

COVID-19 : Water-Heat-Gender Nexus

Anindrya N. The covid-19 pandemic has brought the “new normal” to our everyday life. Spring breaks and the pandemic shows no evidence of slowing down. Worry looms that the pandemic will stay until the scorching dry season (in Indonesia, the temperature can reach to 38.8-degree Celsius).  Despite the myth that warm weather will slow downContinue reading “COVID-19 : Water-Heat-Gender Nexus”

A Frantic World, The Result of Sanitation Absence

Saskia Nur Fadhilah Kusnadi – Environmental Engineering International Program ITB Sanitary revolution has occurred for centuries. Countless improvements and innovations from this field have emerged to our profound world. These adjustments towards our environmental sanitation have undoubtedly made a huge impact on our lives, especially on the development of disease intervention and prevention, as well as the declining mortality rateContinue reading “A Frantic World, The Result of Sanitation Absence”

“What Would the World Be If There Is No Sanitary Revolution?”

Elnaya Mahadevi Pillian – Environmental Engineering International Study Program Today, most people view sanitation and health as “normal” results of progression in medical, surgical, and pharmacological fields. However, a century ago they were unimaginable practices that are quite unpopular amongst the public. Besides the common environmental issues of pollutions and the likes, presently we areContinue reading ““What Would the World Be If There Is No Sanitary Revolution?””

Conscious Teaching: teaching in the 21th century

Anindrya N Science is a peculiar thing. The more you know of it, the more you know that you don’t know. As a university teacher, I, off course, highly regard science. I was watching Dumbo the Movie and one particular line stroke me: “if you show no interest, you don’t deserve to know”. I alwaysContinue reading “Conscious Teaching: teaching in the 21th century”

Modal Sosial Sebagai Kunci Keberlanjutan Program Sanitasi Skala Permukiman di Kawasan Urban dan Periurban

Sanifa Fatma Putri, Program Studi Rekayasa Infrastruktur Lingkungan, Institut Teknologi Bandung Tingginya tingkat urbanisasi dan kemiskinan menyebabkan munculnya permukiman kumuh dengan pembangunan yang tidak terkendali di kawasan pinggiran metropolitan. Permukiman informal dengan karakteristik kepadatan penduduk yang tinggi dengan kepemilikan lahan yang tidak pasti serta masalah lingkungan dan sosial-ekonomi yang cukup tinggi menyebabkan pemenuhan akses sanitasiContinue reading “Modal Sosial Sebagai Kunci Keberlanjutan Program Sanitasi Skala Permukiman di Kawasan Urban dan Periurban”

Air Daur Ulang dan Persepsi Konsumen

Firdha Laila Amalia. Program Studi Master Teknik Lingkungan, Institut Teknologi Bandung . Perception is reality. If you are perceived to be something, you might as well be it because that’s the truth in people’s minds. (Steve Young) Seiring meningkatnya kebutuhan penggunaan air dan menipisnya cadangan air di alam, daur ulang air merupakan salah satu solusiContinue reading “Air Daur Ulang dan Persepsi Konsumen”

Mengakhiri Praktik Greenwash Demi Keberlanjutan Lingkungan

Luky P. Darman, Program Studi Master Teknik Lingkungan ITB Istilah “hijau”, ”biodegradable”,”organik”,”recycleable” atau “sustainable” pada produk atau jasa bisa jadi hanyalah omong kosong belaka yang digaungkan sebagai bahan pemasaran dan branding. Pihak yang menggunakan kata-kata tersebut sadar akan tumbuhnya kesadaran konsumen akan lingkungan sehingga memanfaatkan kesempatan untuk meraih keuntungan dari produk atau jasa yang dipasarkanContinue reading “Mengakhiri Praktik Greenwash Demi Keberlanjutan Lingkungan”

Kredit Karbon, Sebuah Mekanisme Pengurangan Tanggung Jawab Pembuangan Emisi

Muthya Farah Nur Aulia, Program Studi Master Teknik Lingkungan ITB Kredit karbon lahir sebagai jawaban atas permasalahan pemanasan global akibat dari meningkatnya kegiatan industri di seluruh dunia. Karbon digadang-gadang menjadi salah satu komoditas menjanjikan untuk dijadikan investasi yang cukup menguntungkan bagi industri sembari ‘menjaga’ lingkungan. Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), salah satu mekanisme kredit karbon, diinisiasiContinue reading “Kredit Karbon, Sebuah Mekanisme Pengurangan Tanggung Jawab Pembuangan Emisi”

Kolaboraksi: Pelajaran dari London untuk Indonesia pada Masa Pandemi COVID-19

Averky A. B. Sidebang, Baginda Yusuf Aditya Negara,  Salma Azaria Al Amin, Haekal Muhammad Al Washy Program Studi Rekayasa Infrastuktur Lingkungan, Fakultas Teknik Sipil dan Lingkungan, Institut Teknologi Bandung “Ya Harvard suruh ke sini…Tidak ada barang yang ditutupi,” penggalan ucapan Terawan, Menteri Kesehatan Indonesia, saat diminta pendapat soal pernyataan peneliti dari Harvard yang memprediksi virusContinue reading “Kolaboraksi: Pelajaran dari London untuk Indonesia pada Masa Pandemi COVID-19”