Fiddling with a climate response while our workers face the heat4 min read . Updated: 15 May 2022, 10:23 PM IST
The country mustn’t leave its most vulnerable people to fend for themselves in a foreseeable tragedy
Kim Stanley Robinson’s prescient science-fiction novel The Ministry for the Future begins with a stark description of a major heat wave in a northern Indian city that kills millions of people. The novel is set some decades in the future. But, with people across northern and central India suffering an unprecedented heat wave since late March, it seems terrifyingly current.
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