From Eating Octopus to Going Vegan for the Climate Crisis

By Pranshu Patel for Twisted Tiara I am a 19-year-old student about to complete my Bachelor’s degree from a UK university. I was born and bought up in the streets of Vadodara, in a Hindu, non-vegetarian family who loves to shop. Two years ago, I was no different from my family and friends. I was… Read More

The Road to a Sustainable Future: A Call for Climate Education!

“As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions.” Al Gore Climate… Read More

Past Event Invite: Global Climate Strike Vadodara: 27th September 2019

A huge wave of climate strikes is coming this September, with thousands of communities around the world taking to the streets starting on September 20th with a youth-led strike, and escalating towards the first ever General Strike for Climate on September 27th. Together, various groups and wider community organizations will organize additional actions in between… Read More

Past Event: Fridays For Future Vadodara: 5th July 2019

We, at Twisted Tiara, organised a climate awareness campaign to create consciousness about climate change and its impact on local communities. As part of our campaign, we conducted climate education seminars with climate educator Viveka Jani at various schools in Vadodara reaching approximately 1400 students. The Fridays for Future Vadodara event took place on the… Read More

The Population Problem and Inter-Relatedness of Things

With the world population set to hit 10 million by 2030, Indian population is estimated to rise to 1.8 billion in the same period. We must take stock of our treatment of the planet, for the sake of future survival. Let’s try to understand the population problem and how it intersects with all aspects of our lives. Read More

Preservers of the Planet: Greta Thunberg

By Viveka Jani for Twisted Tiara During most of your childhood, you were (or still are) constantly reminded by adults around you that you’re too young to be addressing or discussing certain issues. Sometimes it’s about politics, sometimes it’s about that crash you heard coming from your neighbours’ place upstairs, and sometimes it’s about the… Read More