More rains won’t fix India’s water crisis
India is in the unenviable position of making a big bet on coal-fired power plants just as climate change raises the threat of once highly improbable events
Singapore: A collective sigh of relief went around India on Tuesday after the weather office predicted above-normal rains this summer. Back-to-back deficient monsoons over the past two years have resulted in the worst weather outcome for the country in three decades. One more drought might have had unpredictable and nasty consequences.
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