I can’t imagine being a refugee. To lose everything you’ve worked for, everyone you’ve ever loved, to take nothing with you except the sense of self you cling tightly onto, to arrive broken upon strange shores with worse to come. You’d have to be so, so strong to be a refugee. Continue reading “On climate refugees”
It’s always hard to talk about climate change without it all getting too awful – but hopefully we struck a good balance at this talk, with the help of the #lepakinsg crew!
While many of us are procrastinating over just what low-carbon lifestyle changes we could make, many villagers are simply getting on with it! How? Through clean cookstoves, energy from waste, community renewables and other simple, effective choices. Continue reading “How the Poor are Saving the Planet (and how you can too)!”
It was a hazy Sunday morning here in Singapore when the race started.
The good news is, we already have the solutions in hand – we just need to deploy them hard and fast!
One way to think about this is through the lens of climate justice, across time and space! Time, because this is about generational justice. Space, because it’s just as much about geographic justice.
What does climate change mean? A better way to describe it might be climate disruption, because of just how fast it’s marching, and how it threatens to disrupt life on our planet.