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Author: Simran

Simran Arora is pursuing her Master's in Earth Sciences from the University of Delhi and is an aspiring climatologist.

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How Natural Are Natural Disasters?

How Natural Are Natural Disasters?

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Natural disasters have affected more than 200 million people every year since 1990. Globally, the rate of natural disaster events has gone up by 400% in the last 20 years. On an average, in the last 30 years, more than 4,600 people have died annually due to some sort of natural disaster. The impact of natural disasters is felt even harder today because of overcrowding and less open spaces. But who has time for the changing climate or showing concern towards the consistently dropping water table anyway? Everyone is so busy and is getting late for work, or something like that. Once upon a time, monsoons in India were associated with fests, sweets, kheer and regarded as a season of love. But since the last decade rains have become a death knell of disaster and possible disruption of...
Need of the Hour: Information Dissemination for Sustainability

Need of the Hour: Information Dissemination for Sustainability

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If I told you that each pair of jeans that you own drank 3,800 liters of water; and that on a daily basis millions of people do not have access to fresh drinking water,  you would perhaps think twice before buying your next pair of jeans. If I also informed you that one pair of jeans is responsible for 33.4 kilograms of CO2 emission, you will certainly reconsider the wearing of jeans altogether! Likewise, if students are made aware about how much energy a single pencil or a piece of paper takes to be manufactured, they will learn to respect books even more. What is the real cost of the things that we are consuming? What is the cost Earth is paying? Clearly, what we need to be provided with, is information – how our every actions is manifesting itself on the global scale, and who
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