Sunita Narain: Conflicts of interest: my journey through India’s Green Movement

Sunita Narain: Conflicts of interest: my journey through India’s Green Movement Decision (June 2018) 45(2):203–206 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40622-018-0187-7 BOOK REVIEW Sunita Narain: Conflicts of interest: my journey through India’s Green Movement Penguin Random House India, 2017, Rs. 599 Runa Sarkar Published online: 1 June 2018 Indian Institute of Management Calcutta 2018 India, which hosts around 17% of the world’s popu- practices as an outcome of economic growth makes lation on less than 2.5% of the world’s land area, has matters worse. The warning signals are many: water had a consistently high economic growth rate, far trains for drought relief in Maharashtra, farmer higher than the world average, for over two decades suicides, floods in Chennai in 2015, widespread now. While this has raised the standard of living for protests against new industry and grand schemes of most of its population, it has also led to a rapid inter linking India’s rivers. There is an urgent need to depletion of its natural resource base. In addition to acknowledge and address the constraints posed by our polluted air and water, there has been a precipitous limited natural resources, the pressure on which keeps degradation in the quality of land. The net effect has growing. Finding solutions are not easy as the issues been a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png DECISION Springer Journals

Sunita Narain: Conflicts of interest: my journey through India’s Green Movement

DECISION , Volume 45 (2) – Jun 1, 2018
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Copyright © 2018 by Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
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Business and Management; Management
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0304-0941
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10.1007/s40622-018-0187-7
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Decision (June 2018) 45(2):203–206 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40622-018-0187-7 BOOK REVIEW Sunita Narain: Conflicts of interest: my journey through India’s Green Movement Penguin Random House India, 2017, Rs. 599 Runa Sarkar Published online: 1 June 2018 Indian Institute of Management Calcutta 2018 India, which hosts around 17% of the world’s popu- practices as an outcome of economic growth makes lation on less than 2.5% of the world’s land area, has matters worse. The warning signals are many: water had a consistently high economic growth rate, far trains for drought relief in Maharashtra, farmer higher than the world average, for over two decades suicides, floods in Chennai in 2015, widespread now. While this has raised the standard of living for protests against new industry and grand schemes of most of its population, it has also led to a rapid inter linking India’s rivers. There is an urgent need to depletion of its natural resource base. In addition to acknowledge and address the constraints posed by our polluted air and water, there has been a precipitous limited natural resources, the pressure on which keeps degradation in the quality of land. The net effect has growing. Finding solutions are not easy as the issues been a

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