Research Papers

Can India Lead?

Publication Year: 2007

Author(s): Rajendra K Pachauri


Rising seas, caused by global warming, have for the first time washed an inhabited island off the face of the Earth. The obliteration of Lohachara island, in India's part of the Sundarbans where the Ganges and the Brahmaputra rivers empty into the Bay of Bengal, marks the moment when one of the most apocalyptic predictions of environmentalists and climate scientist has coming started true.

Source: India International Centre Quarterly, Vol. 34(1): 98-111p.

Publisher/Organisation: India International Centre