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Colonialism's Climate Impact

Colonialism's Climate Impact

As we all know that India recently saw the hottest February since 1901 just few days back.We all know that global warming is the talk of the town but the impact of colonialism on climate change is mind bloggling but it is true and I am not the one saying it but the intergovernmental panel on climate change.

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The Impact of Colonialism on Global Warming

In their latest report, IPCC states that incorporating colonialism as a factor in global warming is crucial.

Factors contributing to the effect of climate change:

  • The use of non-renewable resources
  • Industrialization
  • Colonialism

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Colonialism and Climate Change's Impact on Australia's Bushfires

Colonialism and Climate Change's Impact on Australia's Bushfires

Climate change isn't the only factor behind Australia's ongoing bushfires. The displacement of indigenous people and disruption of their land practices plays a crucial role.

🚨 Did you know? The impact of colonialism has made certain people and places more vulnerable to the effects of climate change, including the current state of bushfires in Australia. 🔥

  • These ongoing colonial forms have led to the displacement of indigenous people and disrupted their land practices.
  • This has worsened the devastation caused by Australia's recent 19-20 bushfires.

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Impact of Colonialism on Soil Degradation in India

India's soils were severely damaged from colonialism's practice of forced indigo farming.

Some of the effects include:

  • Land used for indigo was unfit for farming for up to 50 years
  • High levels of erosion and depletion of nutrients
  • Endangered livelihoods and contributed to famine

Let's learn from history and strive for sustainable agriculture practices. 🌱🌍

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Climate Science and Imperialism

Climate Science and Imperialism

Climate science is tied to imperialism and colonialism, where the environment was disregarded and only exploited. Let's not repeat this for future generations. Let's be responsible.✌️

We must be mindful of our actions towards the environment, as it impacts our future.🌍

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CURATOR'S NOTE

Can forgotten roots of colonialism be impacting India's environment even today

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