India’s Climate and Energy

India’s Climate and Energy

June 24, 2013 |
When it comes to talking about climate change in India our friends at Yale have identified six distinct audiences(https://environment.yale.edu/climate-communication/article/Global-Warming-Six-Indias).From the informed urban elite to the disengaged rural poor Indian attitudes towards climate are as diverse as the country itself. But… Read more
Wanted: Asian Cities to Combat Climate Change

Wanted: Asian Cities to Combat Climate Change

May 20, 2013 |
Whenever my boss gives a speech about the environment, his go-to story is about the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference. There, he fondly recalls, "all the Presidents were running to the back of the room while the Mayors elbowed their way… Read more
On Growing Up Indian in America

On Growing Up Indian in America

May 13, 2013 |
Growing up in America provides a very unique set of challenges for the young Indian.  First of all, your parents will berate you from birth about getting good grades so that you can have an illustrious career in medicine, thereby… Read more
An Undesirable Export from India

An Undesirable Export from India

April 7, 2013 |
Recently, the nonprofit I work with received a letter from a man who said he was writing to us as a “last resort.”  He was asking for help dealing with toxic pollution in his neighborhood in India, half a world… Read more