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Climate curriculum for India

There is a need for training that will provide content to students in a form that is experiential, and innovative, and offers room for debate

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Participants of a global campaign to demand climate justice before the final session of the climate talks (Photo: reuters)

Rajesh Kasturirangan
The impact of climate change is being felt everywhere. From more erratic monsoons to the oceans eating our coastlines, we are seeing changes that need urgent response. India will suffer more than most — life and work will become unbearable if the summers are a few degrees hotter and monsoon fail.
Young people are rising to the challenge. The September climate strikes were the largest mass climate action ever, though like climate change itself the strikes are only going to get bigger and bigger. The youth-led climate movement is justifiably worried that we are leaving them with a mess,
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First Published: Sep 28 2019 | 12:48 AM IST

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