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"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.
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A power plant operator in Japan has restarted its nuclear reactor and expects it to generate electricity from Friday. This would be the first time a nuclear plant has come online since the Fukushima d...
Japan at least showed that it had learnt its lesson of keeping the regulator separate from the ministries that have an interest to promote nuclear power. This is a valuable lesson which the Indian government has still not picked up.