The video abstract "Climate change activism in the city of Pune, India” by Michele Lobo and Abha Bhagwat has been published in Versus


The Versus video abstract by Michele Lobo and Abha Bhagwat introduces their and Dharmaraj Patil's Fennia essay Performing arts of embodied refusal amid anthropogenic climate change: the Salim Ali Biodiversity Park and Bird Sanctuary, Pune, India (2023).

The authors discuss different forms of collective activism and embodied refusal used by a diverse group of urban citizens of Pune. The participants are concerned about the slow violence of global warming and pollution that threatens many of the bird species in the Salim Ali Biodiversity Park and Bird Sanctuary.