India’s New Laws are Not Only Unjust, they Accelerate Climate Catastrophe

Samantha Agarwal

May 25, 2021

Summary

The anti-farmer and anti-climate policies currently being pursued by Modi in India and supported by the Biden administration strengthen the hand of fascism and threaten progress on global climate justice. Contemporary India is a prime example of why an internationalist approach to climate justice is more crucial now than ever. The alarming growth of far right politics in India adds urgency to this task, as the ecological crisis both feeds into and is intensified by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) agenda. A robust vision of climate justice for the U.S.-India partnership must therefore include an explicit rejection of ethnonationalist politics and focus on building policies that strengthen rather than marginalize communities that are most vulnerable to the changing climate. Read more in the brief India’s New Laws are Not Only Unjust, they Accelerate Climate Catastrophe by Samantha Agarwal.

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