Europe promises ‘Fit for 55’. It’s not an advert for personal training for the over-50s

by Rashmee

Posted on July 17, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… Jargon emissions. That’s not my phrase but I’m awfully glad Politico’s Playbook …

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A ‘can’t do spirit’ might be America’s biggest problem

by Rashmee

Posted on February 20, 2021


/FAITH, HOPE… Change readiness is a survival skill, a core competence, for countries as …

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Bill Gates has gone from 0 to 100 on climate change and it shows in the words he uses

by Rashmee

Posted on February 19, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Me too. Like Connie Hedegaard, I too thought Bill Gates was supremely uninterested …

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Why books and films about outbreaks are surging

by Rashmee

Posted on May 4, 2020 / The National


On April 28, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lawrence Wright’s first novel, The End of October, …

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Greta Thunberg is right to be deeply disappointed but for the wrong reasons

by Rashmee

Posted on December 16, 2019


  Hardly a day goes without news of a climate-related development or some kerfuffle over …

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To beat climate change, cities would have to shrink to the size of ancient Rome

by Rashmee

Posted on August 30, 2019


Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl climate activist, took a yacht across the Atlantic rather than …

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Hope is a far more powerful force than confrontation when it comes to climate change

by Rashmee

Posted on April 24, 2019 / The National


Extinction Rebellion has a point but should stop presenting the eco-warrior as an anarchist For …

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Paying people to reduce their carbon footprint could be the answer to climate change

by Rashmee

Posted on December 19, 2018 / The National


In a depressing coincidence, the gilets jaunes protests were raging in France when diplomats from …

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War on expertise means people just don’t believe facts on free trade and more

by Rashmee

Posted on July 21, 2018


The benefits of free trade. The effects of climate change. The protections afforded by vaccination.…

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Trump is wrong on guns for teachers & on climate change. Only one is a domestic issue

by Rashmee

Posted on February 22, 2018


Gun control is a domestic issue for America but climate change is not. On guns, …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK