Mallika Khanna

Mallika Khanna is a freelance writer based in New Delhi, India who also writes about gender, immigrant experiences, and South Asia. She’s an alumna of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

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A cemetery in Taft, Louisiana, in the shadow of a petrochemical plant. The area is known as "Cancer Alley." (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Climate Change Is a Poor People’s Issue
If you’ve read anything about climate change over the past year, you’ve probably heard about the IPCC report that gives a 12-year deadline for limiting climate change catastrophe. But for many parts of the world, climate change already is a catastrophe. Recently in Bihar, one of the poorest states...
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Whenever possible, try to find local alternatives to products created by multinational corporations, since these tend to be the largest polluters. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Thursday, April 18, 2019
This Earth Day, Beware of Greenwashing
This Earth Day, I’d like to warn you about “greenwashing.” That’s the practice of corporations branding their products “eco-friendly,” even when they actually pollute, to deceive environmentally concerned customers. Even if you’ve heard nothing about greenwashing, you’ve probably read about the...
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