Carbon Capturing Worth Believing To Save Environment

By Akshat Rathi Most of us don’t change our minds. Whether the issue at hand is the repeal of net neutrality in the US or Brexit in the UK, we avoid information that might shift our viewpoints, assuming that our opponents are simply dumber than we are. But recently, I had a change of heart about an important issue—and it showed me that it can be detrimental to stick too closely to our convictions. For the past year, I’ve been investigating the controversial technology of “clean coal”—more accurately known as carbon capture and storage—which allows us to burn fossil fuels without almost any emissions. Many vocal environmentalists … Continue reading Carbon Capturing Worth Believing To Save Environment

“Riding The Tide”: Inspiring Poetry by Ashok Bhargava

Poetry Book Review They say every cloud does have a silver lining. It is nature. It appears along darkest of passing clouds. In the literary environment, Vancouver-based poet laureate Ashok Bhargava himself created that silver-lining when he put together his collection last year while he braved through the fight against cancerous clouds hanging over his body and mind. “Riding The Tide” was the result of this anthology. He penned his poetry in between the painful and exhausting regimes of chemotherapy. In contemplative moods, thoughts were his friendly companions and words were his ardent tools. In his dreadful ordeal, Ashok survived … Continue reading “Riding The Tide”: Inspiring Poetry by Ashok Bhargava