Conscious Citizens - The Climate is Changing

Conscious Citizens - The Climate is Changing

In this Podcast Series of Conscious Citizens, we will learn about the concerning matter of Climate Change. Humanity faces the greatest threat from climate change, and it is important to address this issue as a matter of major concern. We will go through the impact of climate change on Humankind, the solutions that will define our fate, and the technological innovations that can help.

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April 27, 2022 90 min

We have our guest Modester Lynn who is working closely towards activism in the environmental sector and volunteered for several environmental organizations like Kenya Organization for Environmental Education and Kenya Environmental Activist Network. Lynn currently holds the role of chairperson for the Kenya Inter-university Environmental Students Association (KIUESA), where she helps facilitate the projects that unify university en...

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Biodiversity is critical to virtually every aspect of our lives. In other words, we value biodiversity for both – its benefits to humankind and for the inherent value that it has. Humans obtain many essential needs from biodiversities, such as food, fuel, shelter, and medicine. It also provides important benefits such as the concentration of seeds, regulating climate, purifying water, cycling nutrients, and even controlling agricul...

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The Russia Ukraine conflict is economically stressful, but it may serve as a catalyst for decarbonization in Europe. It can force governments to increase their investments in zero-emission renewable energy sources and home and electric vehicles more aggressively. This can eventually help the faster transition to achieve the net-zero goals within the larger Climate Change action plan.

On contrary, there have been concerns that leader...

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Today Russia is demonstrating that powerful nations can have loopholes and can practically ignore the organisations like UN. United Nations which is responsible for preventing war and conflicts in the world, seems dramatically incapable. And this Russian-Ukrainian war has raised questions on the UN's credibility now.

There have been concerns that leaders may relegate climate change to an afterthought in light of a major humanita...

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So UNFCCC calls this summit every year with the agenda of global agreement on the fight against climate change. And 197 countries, which means the entire world became its member party and it was agreed that we are required to limit the rise of temperature by 2 degree celsius. And for the same reason, the annual meet started to happen. Now this every year summit is what is called COP, i.e. Conference of Parties.

Now this COP-26 was t...

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Diwali has always been the festive that makes people understand that a light always wins over dark,  good always winds over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. I would like to break these 3 key takeaways of Diwali into pieces for better understand how we could learn from this and make ourselves contribute towards climate change positively. But before that let me give you some numbers to keep in mind, so that you can relate each tho...

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Blockchain is a word that is widely understood as some sought of a digital payment mechanism. Because people tend to relate it with Bitcoin and they limit Blockchains potential to just money transfers. But Blockchain is way bigger and it represents a technology in itself, Digital money usage or for that matter Bitcoin is one of the use case of Blockchain.

The decentralised approach of blockchain can provide both breadth and depth. A...

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Our planet is at the brink of an environmental disaster. Global temperatures are rising with stark consequences for many of the things that we take for granted.

Fortunately, a technology has emerged that can gather data for conservational projects, support the work of environmental researchers, play a key role in implementing sustainable solutions, help in the fight against the odds created by climate effects, and can even service r...

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They say that diamonds are forever, they say some friendships are forever. But unlike diamonds, friendships, and these emotional bonds, there are some chemical bonds which are forever as well, and they are highly dangerous. They are cancerous, they can reduce our responses to vaccines, limit our growth, increase the level of cholesterol in our bodies, and can put us at a risk of heart diseases. In short, these chemicals can shorten...

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"Carbon" is shorthand for greenhouse gas emissions, which includes CO2, methane, nitrous oxide and other man made gases. And These gases are released by many different types of activities – not just by burning fossil fuels, like farming, deforestation and even some industrial processes contributes to green house gas emissions. On a larger scale government plays important roles in policy making and sanctions, and tweaking th...

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Almost everything in this world runs on the chain of demand and supply. The more you will demand, the more it will be produced. So the easiest way to minimise anything which is adversely affecting us is to reduce its demand.

In this episode=sode of Conscious Citizens we will learn about four things that will help us fight the climate emergency:

  • The Habit of Recycling
  • Home Energy Usage
  • Shopping Habits
  • Exercising your Rights
  • Climate ch...

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    If anyone says that it is no more possible to save our planet from climate change, they are wrong. We can save this planet. And, We all need to put a collective effort that will help us reduce the carbon emissions.

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    COVID-19 has created a human tragedy on a huge scale, and it has led to major consequences for the global economy leading to an extended recession and a long-term hardship. Over 185m people have been effected with Coronavirus till date and it has made a dramatic impact on our daily lives, forcing us to change our behaviour and our thought processes. And there is no doubt that, This virus has been tremendously disastrous, but do we ...

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