Hot Topic: Climate Change and Indian Media

29 Jun 2016

Hot Topic: Climate Change and Indian Media

8:00pm - 8:00pm

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​With Priyanka Vora, Hindustan Times


Developing economies such as India are paying a heavy price for the rapid urbanization witnessed in the past three decades. With little awareness on the possible implications of climate change on human life, the issue is rarely a point of discussion among the parliamentarians as well as the media. Though the media plays a vital role in forming public opinion, it has failed when it comes to environmental degradation. The corporate nature of media outlets has only made it difficult for reporters to write on gross environmental violations which are being done in the name of development. Does changing the course of a river for the sake of a resort mean development?


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