Billets de blog

The Gap Between Political Rhetoric and Environmental Action

Soumis par Aroosa le sam 12/08/2023 - 09:02

Life on earth is in danger. Our environment is changing faster than scientists anticipate. The increasing loss of biodiversity, mass extinction, wildfires, heatwaves, droughts to rising sea levels, crop waste are the symptoms of political inaction. The gap between political rhetoric and environmental action in the context of global efforts to combat climate change has been a subject of debate since long; however, has become a subject of concern and scrutiny, particularly since the adoption of the Paris Accord in 2015.

Ego and Ecocide

Soumis par Aroosa le lun 19/06/2023 - 09:21

The Politics of ego and economic greed have never ceased to drive the world’s events. After WWII, Russia-Ukraine conflict has become the largest military conflict in history. The use of a large amount of military equipment including all types of conventional weapons, involving thousands of armed men from both sides has claimed many lives. Under such vile circumstances where human lives do not matter, the environment is suffering largely as well.

Green In the Light of Bahai'i Faith

Soumis par Aroosa le mar 02/05/2023 - 21:00

In the Bahá'í Faith, the color green has symbolic significance, particularly in relation to nature and the environment. Green is often associated with growth, vitality, and regeneration, and it is a color that is frequently used in Bahá'í art and architecture. In the Bahá'í teachings, the natural world is viewed as a reflection of the divine, and therefore, it is worthy of protection and respect.

The climate crisis and mental health

Soumis par Arthur Dahl le sam 29/04/2023 - 23:29

The climate crisis and mental health

Report on a presentation by
Professor Britt Wray
28 April 2023

The Frontiers Forum on Friday 28 April 2023 included a presentation by Professor Britt Wray of Stanford University on the climate crisis and mental health, which leads to climate anxiety or eco-anxiety. She is the author of Generation Dread, describing her own experience overcoming climate anxiety.