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Three years on, Dia Mirza continues to advocate for UN’s sustainable development goals

Actor, producer and UNEP Goodwill Ambassador, Dia Mirza is vocal about her crusade for the environment and a sustainable lifestyle. Successfully completing three years as a UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) advocate, she has been the face of many crucial environment campaigns across India. Mirza has been relentlessly advocating to spread the message on priority […]

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John Kerry to visit India Sept 12-14, to launch clean energy funding initiative

US President Joe Biden’s Special Envoy for Climate, John Kerry is slated to visit India next week to launch an initiative for mobilising funds for battling climate change ahead of the UN climate change conference in October, according to the State Department. India and the United States will launch a funding initiative to “speed” India’s […]

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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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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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What do the climate strikers want?

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

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Why the election in Bihar is an election for Climate Justice

Bihar is an Indian state that covers an area of 99,204 square kilometers. According to an estimate, the population of Bihar is 124 million. With each passing day, elections are coming near in Bihar. Parties are announcing their candidates and politics is happening on the issues like number of jobs lost during covid-19 pandemic and […]

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The first climate strike in a small town of millenial times

A description of how a group of people who had never seen or heard of each other before, came together for a cause on Global Day of Action, 25th September 2020 in a tiny town, Palakkad, Kerala.

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Climate Strikers across India join the #GlobalClimateStrike discussion

A zoom session was held on the day where different climate strikers digitally joined in and kept forward their demands. The session went on for more than two hours with more than 25 speakers.

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Silent but not quite: Protest by young citizens of Gurugram to save their beloved forest

As part of the GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE, a group of young urban and rural citizens of Gurugram participated in a silent protest against the proposed WTE plant

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Cycling enthusiasts strike for the planet

You might wonder what is the need for climate strike, especially by a bunch of cycling enthusiasts. Because cycling is not only beneficial to you, it helps in benefiting others around you. In fact, cyclists make an impact on today’s biggest crisis of global warming. Now you might be thinking, exactly how?. According to studies […]

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Odisha: Home to man-made and natural climate calamities

Due to Odisha’s geophysical placement, climate extremities are a multifaceted issue. Coastal states are home to extreme man-made and natural climate calamities and Odisha’s coastal and indigenous population are the first line of victims when it comes to climate repercussions. In recent years, due to the escalation of global warming rates, Odisha has had a […]

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What is a Shoe Strike for Climate Justice?

For the past one year, children and youths across the world are doing Global Climate Strike to demand decisive actions from the governments and leaders on Climate Crisis. It all started with a 19-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg who skipped her school every Friday and demanded the Swedish government to act on Climate Change by […]

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A letter of hope or despair; depends on how you take it

The other day in between a usual conversation about climate change, I happened to get this comment  ‘you must love this planet so much’ and I didn’t know how to take it, is this funny or scary or wait should I just leave it as mere stupidity because how do I even start to state […]

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#GlobalClimateStrike in Jharkhand

From coal mining to air pollution, Jharkhand has been facing various environmental issues for years. Fridays for Future Jharkhand is a youth-led movement addressing these issues of environment, climate change and climate justice. It is the only indigenous-led movement among 62 state chapters in India. FFF Jharkhand commenced in the month of June 2020 with […]

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Fighting against environmental degradation in Andhra Pradesh

Global climate strikes are intended to create awareness among people about climate change, and to demand action on climate crisis on a global level. These strikes take place in September and are led by students and many people in all the countries around the world. Fridays For Future Andhra Pradesh(FFFAp) has participated in its first […]

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