3 min read.Updated: 30 Jun 2017, 04:50 AM ISTLivemint
The risks from climate change are serious enough to require grass-roots action, rather than waiting for a grand international agreement
Soon after US President Donald Trump pulled his country out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, leaders of many businesses, universities, states and cities said that they would continue to be committed to battling climate change. Their revolt is interesting because it opens up the possibility of a green strategy that begins from the bottom rather than the top. How effective will such a strategy be?