For Young Climate Activists In India, It’s Now or Never

For Young Climate Activists In India, It’s Now or Never

April 20, 2022 |
Author: Pratika Yashaswi, Independent Journalist
In Disha Ravi’s farmer grandparents’ household, filling up every bucket in the house with water is a practice, “just in case.” When she was living in the coastal town of Mangalore, India, the monsoons almost always guaranteed a flooded home.… Read more
Ignition Grants: Technology-based Energy Solutions

Ignition Grants: Technology-based Energy Solutions

January 27, 2022 |
Author: Nishritha Bopana, Principal Science Officer at Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum
Climate Change is one of the biggest challenges facing our world today, spurring the call for global collaborations to tackle this crisis.  The recent launch of the U.S.-India Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 partnership reiterated the commitment of both… Read more
Shaping a Net-Zero World: One Household at a Time

Shaping a Net-Zero World: One Household at a Time

April 23, 2021 |
Author: Raj V. Rajan, Vice President of Project Development at Direct Connect Development Company and Fellow of the Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota
This Earth Day, I had a conversation with fellow Indian-Americans about individual actions we could prioritize, to contribute to a net-zero future. It was part of a climate summit hosted by Indiaspora. Why us? We are citizens and residents of… Read more
Our Path to Climate Change

Our Path to Climate Change

June 24, 2020 |
Author: Shefali Mehta, Founder of Open Rivers and Anshul Mathur, Co-Founder of One Resilient Earth
Sharing our personal journeys to working on climate In an earlier post on Indiaspora’s blog, we discussed the value of art and science in building regenerative resilience for individuals and communities in the face of environmental and climate change.  In… Read more
The Nexus of Art and Climate Change

The Nexus of Art and Climate Change

May 28, 2020 |
Author: Shefali Mehta, Founder of Open Rivers and Anshul Mathur, Co-Founder of One Resilient Earth
Bridging Unlikely Bedfellows to Inspire and Solve Climate change, and the related environmental challenges, continue to mount.  It is quite apparent that we are facing greater growing ramifications and no one is spared.  However, it has also become increasingly apparent… Read more