Impatience a virtue for green activists across India

Indian villagers using boats to cross a flooded River Ganges last month. Indians are among the world's most vulnerable people when it comes to the impact of climate change. PHOTOS AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, XR INDIA
Indian villagers using boats to cross a flooded River Ganges last month. Indians are among the world’s most vulnerable people when it comes to the impact of climate change.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
Indian villagers using boats to cross a flooded River Ganges last month. Indians are among the world's most vulnerable people when it comes to the impact of climate change. PHOTOS AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, XR INDIA
Mr Chittaranjan DubeyPHOTO: XR INDIA
Indian villagers using boats to cross a flooded River Ganges last month. Indians are among the world's most vulnerable people when it comes to the impact of climate change. PHOTOS AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, XR INDIA
Software professional Rajani RaoPHOTO: XR INDIA
Indian villagers using boats to cross a flooded River Ganges last month. Indians are among the world's most vulnerable people when it comes to the impact of climate change. PHOTOS AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, XR INDIA
Mr Shikhar AgarwalPHOTO: XR INDIA

Extinction Rebellion volunteers out to raise awareness, prevent more harm from climate change

Software professional Rajani Rao became an environmental activist because she was tired of waiting for someone else to fix the world for her children.

Ms Rao, who lives in Bangalore, realised during a career break to raise her twins that they were entirely shielded from the natural world - in school and at home.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 23, 2019, with the headline 'Impatience a virtue for green activists across India'. Print Edition | Subscribe