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Big names in Indian philanthropy team up to respond to climate change

Some of the biggest names in Indian philanthropy have teamed up with researchers and more to craft an India-specific response to the climate crisis. Nikita Puri reports on the development

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Nikita Puri  |  New Delhi 

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Some of India’s foremost philanthropies have joined hands to form India Climate Collaborative, a coalition with diverse, disparate voices — from research institutions and scientists to investors and civil society — all working with the government. .

While talking about climate change, Anirban Ghosh, chief sustainability officer, Mahindra Group, brings up a Google Earth simulation project that features a handful of cities such as London, New York and Shanghai. Ghosh’s city, Mumbai, is also on the list. The project estimates the state of these cities if global temperatures were to rise by two degrees and by four degrees.



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First Published: Fri, May 08 2020. 20:45 IST