Lessons from a River Reborn.

Summer is a supercharged time in the South. For one, its hot. The one degree of global warming is palpable in May, where the temperature often skips above 40°C. For another, it is dry. The past year has been one of the driest in the past hundred and forty years. In Madurai, we have our [...]

Solutions to Climate Change

If you were to type, as I suspect many of my students did, "Solutions Climate change problem", you would receive around 79 millions responses from Google. Most of these boil down to 10-12 main solutions that maybe categorized as follows. Changes in power generation Use less coal Increase % of nuclear power Increase alternative energy [...]

Daily Reading – 07/10/14

Light reading day. A light way to get to know climate change is to read "eco-fiction" or "cli fi". Some good works on the subject: https://freewordcentre.com/blog/2014/09/12-works-of-climate-fiction-everyone-should-read/ The social and unequal aspects of climate change: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rosaly-byrd/climate-change-is-a-socia_b_5939186.html?utm_hp_ref=tw A possible way forward or a "wedge". Developed nations paying poorer countries with forests to not develop those forests: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/10/13/climate-trades