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How I am fighting for climate justice in Toronto

For the group that I am part of, Climate Justice Toronto, it was really important for us to identify capitalism, white supremacy and colonialism as the root causes of climate change. In the climate movement for so long, it was focused on individual behavior change. Things like switching light bulbs, and riding bikes. The environmental […]

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Glimpses of a climate changed world – cyclone Tauktae, 100 meters from a Goan coast

(A photo series) Photo 1:  The chapel staircase separated the land from the beach by about 1.5 meters. Just the other day, I was sitting there photographing the distant glimpses of the cyclone. So, when I saw the ocean water rise over the same staircase, I gasped. It was very humbling to witness a current […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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What do the recent cyclones mean for India

India saw back-to-back cyclones. While cyclone Tauktae rammed into the west coast, the incipient cyclone Yaas struck the east coast. We know that humanity’s carbon footprint has shifted the baseline conditions of the climate, the context in which every weather event takes place. But trying to isolate the human influence from everything else that is […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Change Communication. Change Climate.

Are we selfless or selfish as human beings? More importantly, are you selfish or selfless? I am sure you have started to think about the times you were selfish and selfless in life. Aren’t we all selfless about at least one thing in our lives? We are selfless or selfish because of some purpose. In […]

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Budget 2021 Ft Youth Climate Activists #BudgetNoise

What do young climate activists want from Budget 2021? The Union Budget 2021 is around the corner. While various sectors are given at most importance, environment is somewhere left behind. “Floods, earthquakes, cyclones and now even a pandemic, what will it take for us to realise that we need to pump more money, more time, […]

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India among top 10 countries most affected by climate change: Report

Climate change is real and India’s has been one of the most affected countries. This was proven by the latest e Global Climate Risk Index 2021 report that states that India is among the top 10 most affected countries by climate change. The report published by Germanwatch, a Bonn-based environmental organization released just ahead of the […]

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Tracking Changes in Surface Currents

Many studies have shown how climate change is wreaking havoc on our oceans (and world). Warming sea temperatures, more powerful storms, rising sea levels are all quickly becoming a reality.  This year, ocean currents have been the focus of numerous studies. And, unfortunately, research is showing that key ocean current systems like the Gulf Stream […]

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What do the climate strikers want?

Climate Change is real. It is here and it is happening now.

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Policy Trends and A Prescription To Prevent Himalayan Degradation

(This is the last article in a series of three articles on the issue of Himalayan climate change. Read the second article here.) The emergency of the Himalayan climate risks, now having been illuminated and described, has already received professed remedial policies. The global and regional development watchdogs, United Nations Development Programs (UNDP), and the International […]

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Global carbon emissions down by 7% in 2020 amid Covid lockdown

Coronavirus lockdowns in 2020 have helped the world cut its carbon dioxide emissions by 7%, the biggest drop ever, new preliminary figures show. The Global Carbon Project, an authoritative group of dozens of international scientists who track emissions, calculated that the world will have put 37 billion US tons (34 billion metric tons) of carbon […]

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