India should do with energy what it did with telecom: Bill McKibben6 min read . Updated: 12 Nov 2014, 12:20 AM IST
McKibben says the rich world need to transfer resources to allow India, Africa to jump past fossil fuel
Hyderabad: Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben brought the climate change issue to the drawing rooms of America with his 1989 book, The End of Nature. McKibben went on to establish 350.org, an environmental awareness organisation. His recent piece in Rolling Stone magazine inviting people to mobilise in New York to pressurise world leaders into taking action at the UN Climate Summit led to one of the largest demonstrations for the environment. McKibben is touring India to deliver Dirt(E) Talks, a series of talks on alternatives to fossil fuel-based development. Edited excerpts from an interview:
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