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India’s Greening States

waterfalls in India

A recent survey study, by HSBC’s Climate Partnership , noted that nearly 45%of people surveyed in India view climate change as a higher priority than economic turmoil. Furthermore, the study also revealed that 42% of Indians are looking to the government  to take a lead in climate policies. Having noted before that India’s diverse topography …

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Water Security and the politicisation of water in India

The Baglihar Dam on the Chenab (photo credit:Reuters)

It’s an election year and India’s opposition party has begun setting its agenda on green issues. The National Democratic Alliance’s LK Advani yesterday pledged to make access to drinking water a fundamental right and water conservation a fundamental duty for all Indians. Moreover, key elements of Mr Advani’s campaign will be fighting terrorism and climate …

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