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Jul 22, 2019
No individual action is 'too insignificant' in face of climate crisis; examining moral worth of what we do is need of the hourFor years, we, the urban elite, have been living in the comfort of believing that our individual actions or omissions would not truly make a difference or truly be insidious.
Jun 03, 2019
Greta Thunberg is right; we aren't responding to climate change like the crisis it isStrikes, such as those organised by Greta Thunberg, are a start — an important start. But the choices you and I make — who to work for, who to vote for, and who to buy from — will be what moves the world.
Apr 22, 2019
Earth Day 2019: A reading list to better understand the climate change crisis facing IndiaOccasions like Earth Day provide an opportunity to reflect on the current state of the environment, and what we can do to improve it. What is the environmental reality that faces India? From an impending water crisis to waste segregation and climate change’s effects — what are the issues we need to tackle head on? What hope do we have of, combating them?
Jan 03, 2019
Data, democracy and decision making: A look at climate change and India through the prism of past, present, futureIn this column, Mridula Ramesh considers the past, through five pieces of data, the present political context, and three important events in the coming year that are central to climate change and India.
Jul 06, 2018
World Bank study enumerates climate change consequences for South Asia: Will India act in time?The World Bank study suggests that transitioning farmers to non-agricultural jobs, providing additional schooling and reducing water stress could reduce the climate change hit on India’s GDP from 2.8 percent to 2.4 percent. But is this feasible, and, pertinently, who should initiate action?
Aug 20, 2017
Climate change and the social contract: How our choices lead to predictable tragediesClimate change throws into sharp relief, the fissures in our system
Jan 22, 2017
Winter is coming: Unusual chill is a reminder we urgently need to combat climate changeNow more than ever, we need innovative solutions to the climate change crisis
Nov 20, 2016
Before the Flood review: State-of-the-earth docu is Leonardo DiCaprio's greatest role so farLeonardo DiCaprio's Before the Flood is a timely and important film putting in perspective the current state of our only home
Jul 23, 2016
Amitav Ghosh: 'The threat of climate change is real, and it is intensifying'In an interview with Firstpost, Amitav Ghosh discusses his new book on climate change, and why literary fiction needs to be more attentive to the crisis