Global Dimming – Worse than Global Warming?

Imagine waking up to a world, where the climate is reversed, the global north becomes warmer, and the global south becomes cooler. It may seem like a wildly disturbing possibility, wherein decreasing levels of air pollution, thanks to effective climate policies, would result in a rapid increase in Global warming, yes you read it right,…

Of Salaam Bombay and V.S. Naipaul – Reviews and more

In a film by Jean Luc Godard, there is a quote that has been stuck inside my head for ages. It describes what I am about to ruminate upon, “Photography is truth, and cinema is truth 24 times a second”. Salaam Bombay is that film for me, it puts you in the middle of truth,…

Digital Women Awards – What I learnt

There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish. Michelle Obama The Digital Women Awards are a platform for women entrepreneurs to share their stories, ideas and learning with other women, to inspire, and motivate them to begin their own journey in the Digital Sphere, the awards recognize such talent and success stories…

Geographies of Safety : Young women on the move

“Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day I can hear her breathing” Arundhati Roy All throughout my childhood and into adult life, and now as a young undergraduate female student, I have found myself time and again facing the same question, so much so that the answer…

The Environmental Ethics – Does Nature Have Rights?

“We’re in a giant car, heading towards a brick wall and everyone’s arguing where they’re going to sit” David Suzuki When children come into this world, they have an affinity to become closer to nature, lavishing  their affection on plants and animals, therefore human beings have a unique relationship with their environment since birth, but…