The Messenger - Issue #3: Cascading Calamities

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The Messenger - Issue #3: Cascading Calamities
By Socratus • Issue #18 • View online
The first lockdown last year was quite the event. It disrupted the lives of millions of migrant labourers, forcing many to walk across the country. It also gave us a glimpse of a world without the din of industrial and urban activity, with the Himalayas being visible from a hundred miles away for the first time in decades.

The Message
Where we sing the lockdown blues
What's the cost of air?
What's the cost of air?
The viral climate
The viral climate
Washing hands or Washing off our hands?
Washing hands or Washing off our hands?
The Covid Dump
The Covid Dump
What do we do when calamities multiply?
What do we do when calamities multiply?
Cyclone meets COVID: we have to shore up the banks, with or without masks
Cyclone meets COVID: we have to shore up the banks, with or without masks
Natural Farming might be the answer to some of these questions
Natural Farming might be the answer to some of these questions
The Stone says I have seen it all
The Stone says I have seen it all
The messenger signing off for this week
The messenger signing off for this week
Next week
A glimpse of a future Messenger
Socratus, the Initiative for Climate Action and other partners (both individuals and organizations) seeded a collective called the “Flourishing Bengaluru Collective.” We organized our first workshop last week:
Rajesh Kasturirangan
Check out this poster made in real time by @visualthinkin during the 'Integrating Decentralised Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation in Indian Cities’ at the Innovate4Cities Conference 2021, co-organized by @SocratusW and @Initiative4CA #ClimateAction https://t.co/hhZKMksFIK
That’s the topic of next week’s Messenger - the ‘big picture’ is in the image attached to the tweet ☝🏾☝🏾.
Afterword
For those of you who read the newsletter all the way to the bottom, we are trying out a new section with a link(s) to wicked musings from the rest of the world.
Like how Biden’s climate action credentials are being derailed by a senator from his own party.
Paul Krugman
Future historians — if there are any future historians, that is, if civilization doesn't collapse — will be astonished that we let the planet burn for the sake of an industry that employs less than 3 percent of workers even in West Virginia https://t.co/Rg5Fk0tQpe
Afterafterword
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