There was a school on one edge of the Sagar island in the Sunderbans in 2014; it is not there anymore. Today, sea water regularly comes in a hundred metres beyond the spot where the building stood.
Hurricane Irma draws our attention yet again to something that bears repetition: that those most affected by global warming’s impacts are the people least responsible for them.
In a mental landscape increasingly dominated by the ephemeral nature of ‘Breaking News’, Larsen C exemplifies a global warming trait difficult to get our heads around.
No one should be surprised about Trump being a sceptic. But what leaves one startled is how poorly informed his scepticism is.
Conspicuously absent in all mainstream discourse since Trump won the elections is discussion of the systemic factors that underpin continued massive emissions worldwide.
It’s been reported that HFCs are several thousand times more potent than carbon dioxide. That’s true, but there’s very, very little of them in the atmosphere.
Deaths due to heat waves in India are usually reported as class- and gender-neutral numbers, hiding the irony of global warming that those least responsible for it are affected the most by it.
At a time when public debate about nationalism and the idea of India is being intensely conducted across university campuses and in millions of drawing rooms, we must remind ourselves that our lives, culture and understanding of land are ecologically grounded. An ecological perspective interrogates dominant views of […]
As the crucial 21st Conference of the Parties winds up in Paris, there’s reason to be tempered in our response. And be wary of the fact that a huge failure may be presented as a triumph.
The intense rain that continues to swamp Chennai begs the question: is it due to climate change? And if so, what questions does it pose for us all?