The year of 2020 was definitely eventful for every single one of us. Here are some of my thoughts from the year of the pandemic.
Type that into Google and you will find a number of hotels. Are these hotels really the epitome of sustainability? Do they care about the environment more than they do about their bottom line?
It is quite hard to explain the life in the country as normal to a Westerner who was never accustomed to the traditions and the lifestyle. Today, the nation is heavily dependent on these three things- Oil, Food and Plastic.
This article is a mash-up of stats and facts that I have seen and an almost fantastical story concocted in my head, however I stand by it as my prediction for the short-term future.
The UK has set a new climate target aiming for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by two-thirds in 2030. What does this mean for the nation’s battered economy, it’s allies around the world and most importantly, can Boris pull it off?
In a world where we need urgent change, there is an increasing alienation of climate sceptics from the liberal spheres of interaction. How do we get past the barrier and reach out?
Sentinel-6, a satellite jointly developed by the European and American researchers blasted off on its mission yesterday. But can a space mission influence the average climate sceptic?
Can a trillion dollars save the planet? As we humans amass stacks of wealth by exploiting nature, how much of our wealth are we willing to give back?
Covid-19. It altered the life of every single human being on the planet- for good or for worse. One might ask, “Naseef, what is good about a life-threatening disease?” My answer is, “Look at the US elections!”
All major religions in the world have their share of fanaticism- most prominently Muslims, Hindus, Christians and Buddhists. Is Islam any different and if so, what is the root cause for the difference and how do we solve it?
How do we push forward with the conservationist notions that are critically important to the sustainability of the environment when the country is breaking out of its cycle of poverty?
When half of the world is ruled by people who don’t understand global warming, we need to ensure that we raise the future generations with care for the environment. Let us have a look at how we can instil sustainability in young minds.
Teachers play a far greater role today where the world is quickly running out of role models. Is the sacred profession losing its importance or can we future-proof it?
As an emerging economy with a quarter of the per capita income of the developed countries and a heavy reliance on coal powered energy use, China had all the excuses to trail behind the US, but why didn’t they?
Hi there! Chances are that you jumped on to this post from a social media link. Check your phone, you may have it running in your background. This article is for you to follow through if you feel addicted to your phone.
No, I am not talking about the work burnouts. Nor am I talking about burning their cash through seed rounds. I am talking about the environment.
Carbon offset is a trendy term today. I remember back in the day (a year ago) when my friends and I planned to develop a web-app to help offset carbon emissions and the only competition in the market were two ageing websites. Today, the offset market is booming.
Have you seen an instagram ad saying how the government will pay for your heat pump in a scheme worth billions of dollars? I will not blame you for thinking that it must be a scam. However, I can tell you this much- it is not!
The world is reeling from the shockwaves of the pandemic which has affected over 6 million people yet America is deploying its Army reserve (named the National Guard) within its own borders. With a population of over 40 million people, the black minority in the USA is once again in the limelight. Is the anarchy justified?
Here I am giving spoken poetry a go in text. This is the right time to do things that may not feel right. Give it a go!
Today I came across multiple posters from our Extinction Rebellion Leeds on fast-fashion stores. I understand people’s love and hate for the fast-fashion retail chains. Is fast-fashion the industry’s biggest troublemaker, environmentally speaking?
Hey! Being stuck in the lockdown has helped us all hone our creative skills. Here’s a poem about what I am going through at the moment.
The past week has been turbulent for the people of Delhi, the great capital of India. Tribalism and thuggery came out in their true form and spirit. But this is not a news report and hence, we are not going to discuss the scale of the riots or remember the murdered..
Saudi Arabia has always been the black sheep of the Middle East in the eyes of the West. But the country is now going through a modernisation drive spearheaded by the nation’s beloved crown prince MBS.