As the companies and governments all around the world are bracing for climate change consequences and building climate action plans, these terms are quintessential in understanding the idea behind futuristic technologies, latest business strategies, upcoming economic models and government actions. Net Zero, Global North, Green Economy, ESG, Clean Energy… chances are, that you are hearing these terms a LOT in news lately, but you are not really sure what they mean.
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6 Reasons Why Being Rich Can Not Save You From Climate Change
Did I just hear- “I have money to take care of things, so I don’t think too much about climate change and stuff”? Hah! Let me help you burst this bubble. Being “rich”/ “middle-class”/ “upper-middle-class”/ “upper class”/ “elite” or anything can not save you from (all) the consequences of climate change. Sure the impact onContinue reading “6 Reasons Why Being Rich Can Not Save You From Climate Change”
How to understand Environmental problems and accept that it’s real!
We as humans often tend to dismay another person’s views if it is different from our own perceptions, or if it something new. We are more likely to believe in what someone else is saying, if – If it is backed by solid proofs and facts, which are built on our existing knowledge. For example,Continue reading “How to understand Environmental problems and accept that it’s real!”
Selfish (and beautiful) reasons why you should care about the environment!
As I talked in my previous blogs, one of the strongest reasons we do not believe in something is if we have never seen or experienced it. And how are we supposed to take action about something that we just don’t believe in? For some, science is boring, the facts look untrue, scientists are alwaysContinue reading “Selfish (and beautiful) reasons why you should care about the environment!”
Glaciers and polar ice melting will cause much more than just rising sea levels
Global Warming is increasing the temperature on earth which is, in turn, melting our glaciers and polar ice. This would lead to an increase in sea-levels which could submerge low lying areas. That is what we learned in school or largely heard in “science” talks. But is that it? (Well this known fact alone shouldContinue reading “Glaciers and polar ice melting will cause much more than just rising sea levels”
Instagram accounts to follow to keep yourself up-to-date with Environment news
Keeping yourself abreast of the latest news on the environment, not only helps you know what is going on around the world, but it bolsters your beliefs in the problem and the fact that there is no dearth of solutions; it just needs to be implemented vigorously. You get to know about so many famous,Continue reading “Instagram accounts to follow to keep yourself up-to-date with Environment news”
Surprising things you never thought were bad for the environment
Let’s first look at what we learned in school, what we have been taught, and what we already know. What are the things or actions that we do are bad for the environment? Wasting water YESOur vehicles pollute the air YESThrowing out litter YESNot turning off our electrical appliances and waste electricity YESUsing plastic YESTheseContinue reading “Surprising things you never thought were bad for the environment”
Let’s create the hype!
Nearly half of the population in India lives in places that are likely to become moderate or severe climate hot spots by 2050, according to a World Bank Study launched very recently. And one Yale University research on climate change communications pointed out that 65% of the Indian population is not aware of climate change.*Continue reading “Let’s create the hype!”