Intersectional Environmentalism: Did we get an inclusive lens on climate justice?
We all know what climate change is and how it affects our planet. But have you ever wondered about the impact of climate change on the most vulnerable and marginalised sections of our society? What is intersectional environmentalism? Many of us may be new to intersectional environmentalism. Before coming to the topic, let’s see what […]Read More
The aggravation of infectious diseases due to climate change
The outbreak of the coronavirus or the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the brittle nature of the world to us. Economies have collapsed all around the world – rendering millions of people jobless, thereby making their situations significantly tougher. Everyone is on the tip of their toes in anticipation of when a vaccine for Covid-19 would […]Read More
Cyclone Yaas Updates: Yaas turns into deep depression as it hits Jharkhand
The cyclonic storm ‘Yaas’ weakened into a deep depression over southern Jharkhand and adjoining Odisha late on Thursday, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). It is likely to move northwestward and gradually weaken into a depression later today, the IMD said. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik conducted an aerial survey of cyclone-affected areas across […]Read More
Decoding forest fires and how can we nip them in the bud
Forest fire is a natural phenomenon though in recent scenario, almost 98% of such incidents are induced by human activities. The low intensity Forest fires are significantly important as it clears build-up fuel material and also promote fire tolerant species while Forest fire of high intensity is major natural disturbance for the native biodiversity. According […]Read More
This is how climate change is impacting the ocean
This year brought some bad news on the climate change front: researchers found that ice is melting faster worldwide, and there’s a greater sea-level rise anticipated. The rate of ice loss each year has increased by 60%. A study of the Greenland ice sheet found that there are at least 74 major glaciers that are being severely undercut and weakened. […]Read More
Displaced communities, a result of climate change
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) defines refugees as “someone who is unable or unwilling to return to their country of origin owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion”. In a world where communities have already been […]Read More
Want to Stand in Front of a Bus with Me?
One of the most defining moments of my life was when my 6-year-old came home from school. “Amma, we learnt about global warming”. Wow, I thought, turning to her with a big smile thinking this would be the beginning of her life as an eco-warrior, earth-crusader, green-brigader or the countless other things we call each […]Read More
How can we leave a greener planet for future generations
Do you tweet about the environment or watch climate change documentaries on OTTs? Do you know the internet is a major cause of carbon emissions? The current world is witness to chaotic pollution of capitalist lifestyle and anthropocentric culture. Even the most isolated or remote tribes are not untouched by the modern lifestyle. There is […]Read More
Earth is drowning in plastic: What can you do?
Do you ever think of the plastic bag you used as a free and painless solution for carrying your groceries? No? It's killing the planetRead More
Need of the hour: Climate Awareness in India
Major environmental problems in India began taking place in 1951 when the population explosion took place. The population drastically increased by 21.5% within the following decade! In this period developmental activities were introduced by centralized planning, new industries got established and new technologies hit the market, making life easier & improving the condition of the […]Read More
How Biofouling Impacts Vessel Efficiency — And How to Fix It
The maritime shipping industry has set ambitious decarbonization targets over the next decade. Shrinking the shipping industry’s carbon footprint is going to take a range of innovative solutions and technologies — from simple solutions like more efficient route planning to more advanced options, such as hull design. Biofouling presents a major threat to the industry’s progress toward […]Read More
The week that was ft climate news
From Indonesia to Iceland to India, the environment sector is seeing a lot lately. Whether it’s floods or a volcano eruption, we bring top 7 environment news that you should know about. Watch the video to find out more!Read More
Can podcasts solve climate change?
Have you ever heard a podcast on climate and really connected to it? Or did you find trouble getting the environment related content? Apple podcasts sets the tone for the podcast industry with a turnover of $2 billion. But they do not have a climate category, so it’s too hard for listeners to find what […]Read More
Decoding: Avoiding a climate disaster by Bill Gates
‘Avoiding A Climate Disaster by Bill Gates’ is a book not only for the environmentalists. It’s for the businessmen who invest billions in the wrong technology. For the politicians and lawmakers who control the country’s legislature, for scientists, engineers, and designers who need to come up with ideas and technology for the future and most […]Read More
From forests to farmlands: What we learnt from the COVID-19 outbreak
Climate change and its effects have become a significant threat to the existence of life on Earth. Even as the world celebrates ‘Environment Day’ on June 5th of every year to raise awareness on the importance of protecting our planet, environmental catastrophes are increasing each year. Is COVID-19 just the beginning? The outbreak of the […]Read More