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Rescuers work at the site of a mudslide triggered by heavy monsoon rain in Idukki district, Kerala, August 7, 2020(AP)

The rise in extreme climate events

PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2020 06:54 PM IST
It is not just the Centre; states have a key role too. The State Action Plans on Climate Change (SAPCCs) need upscaling and capacity enhancement
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Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg joins Italian students to demand action on climate change, Piazza del Popolo, Rome, April 19, 2019(REUTERS)
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg joins Italian students to demand action on climate change, Piazza del Popolo, Rome, April 19, 2019(REUTERS)

Why India needs a climate warrior like Greta Thunberg

By KumKum Dasgupta | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2019 08:35 PM IST
A fresh, young voice like that of Thunberg’s, I feel, can help bring much more attention to the issue, put pressure on the new government to meet its climate promises, and also push citizens to be partners in that effort. India is a young country, and who best to take charge of the future than the young themselves?
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