The Himalayan Disaster


Disaster in the Hills: Impact of global warming and large-scale projects

A suspected glacial collapse led to a destructive flash flood in Uttarakhand. What is the impact of global warming and large-scale development projects on ecologically fragile regions, and how can they be mitigated?

Farooq Azam, Glaciologist, Anjal Prakash, lead author of a UN report on the issue, and ET's Urmi Goswami discuss.

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