Over the past few years, the threats posed to India by climate change have become clear. Despite this, public understanding of global warming, and India’s policy positions on climate change mitigation and adaptation, is still very low. This can be seen in the almost complete lack of environmental and climate concerns in conversations around the country’s economy; the almost zero representation of these concerns in the manifestos of political parties; as well as their conspicuous absence from India’s cultural mainstream.
Yet, climate change is the gravest issue of our times, and given how much India stands to lose, an anthology like India In A Warming World: Integrating Climate Change And Development is a welcome addition to the literature. Read More
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