Event Detail

The offline sessions of the eARTh Climate Fellowship were conducted from 14 to 16 February. Packed with eclectic experiences, the sessions, spread over three days, showcased how human intervention is essential to arrest climate change.


On the first day, the fellows and mentors walked around Jakkur Lake, where Mr Vishwanath S, Director of Biome Environmental Solutions, provided insights into the lake's history. Dr Annapurna Kamath, Founder Trustee, Jala Poshan, shared details about the lake conservation project. The fellows also visited Bellandur Lake to understand its ecological significance and see how the dumping of chemical waste is polluting it.

The second day included visits to the iconic Dodda Aalada Mara (Big Banyan Tree) and Cubbon Park, where the mentors led expert sessions, delving into the genesis of their creative process.

On the third day, experts from CSTEP made presentations on various aspects of climate change. Dr Indu K Murthy talked about the science of climate change, Ms Srilakshmi presented the difference between adaptation and mitigation, and Mr Dhruv Rajeev and Mr Gautham Molleti spoke on renewable energy being the game changer.

Ms Atima Mankotia, Director of Communications at Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, spoke on climate communication for behavioural change. The sessions concluded with a visit to the Science Gallery, Bengaluru, further broadening the understanding of the intersection between art and science in addressing climate challenges.


Offline Sessions: Video Summary