Rishika Pardikar

Rishika Pardikar

India
Climate change and wildlife reporter
Nov
17
The U.S. Is Blocking Climate Reparations

The U.S. Is Blocking Climate Reparations

At COP26, the U.S. and its rich allies refused to consider how to pay for the damage their emissions are wreaking on developing nations.
Nov
10
The U.S. Is Reneging On Its Climate Commitments

The U.S. Is Reneging On Its Climate Commitments

By refusing to define “climate finance,” the U.S. and other developing nations are avoiding their environmental responsibilities and forcing other nations into debt traps.
Aug
30
Climate Progress Is On Fire

Climate Progress Is On Fire

California’s emissions reduction program is going up in smoke because regulators severely underestimated the impact of climate change-fueled wildfires.
Jul
01
Dirty Marketing

Dirty Marketing

“Unabated Coal” and “Responsibly Sourced Gas” are the newest greenwashing terms in a long history of fossil fuel duplicity.
May
31
Cyber Censorship Goes Global

Cyber Censorship Goes Global

Content depicting COVID-related dissent in India and protests in Colombia and Palestine have been taken down with little explanation.
Apr
26
Biden’s Climate Pledge Isn't Fair Or Ambitious

Biden’s Climate Pledge Isn't Fair Or Ambitious

The president’s emissions reduction plan doesn’t do enough to address U.S. climate impacts on the rest of the world.