Amitav Ghosh

Emilio Madrid-Kuser

Could Mumbai Be The Next Fukushima? Amitav Ghosh Thinks It’s Possible

"The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable", published this week by Penguin Random House India, is a searing cry from the heart to act upon the gathering climate crisis. Amitav Ghosh forced me -- someone who has worked on climate mitigation and disaster risk reduction projects with the World Bank for years -- to step out of the development-and-energy prism of my work and look at climate change in its totality, as a broadly cultural phenomenon.