May 11, 2022 | Indians know they can’t rely on elites to save them from catastrophe. That’s exactly what could make a climate movement there so powerful.
Articles by Basav Sen
December 1, 2021 | Western observers want to blame India for the failure of the UN climate talks. Not so fast.
October 27, 2021 | The Build Back Better program isn’t just inadequate on climate—it may be a disaster. Here’s what movements are demanding next.
September 29, 2021 | The fact that India is well on its way to full-fledged authoritarianism hasn’t factored into the Biden administration's approach to the "world's largest democracy."
March 24, 2021 | As climate change intensifies and countries turn to clean energies, Big Oil will take increasingly desperate measures to survive.
November 20, 2020 | My participation in a session on climate and energy policy hosted by the Saudi government would have “greenwashed” the summit.
September 11, 2020 | How to get the Democrats’ climate policy from “better than the Republicans” to “sufficient to save the planet.”
June 12, 2020 | The storm ravaged India and Bangladesh all the worse because of social and economic inequality. The same, or worse, could happen here.
April 8, 2020 | Warehousing people in unsanitary conditions and then deporting them to poor countries is a recipe for contagion.
March 4, 2020 | India is tilting toward fascism with U.S. backing. That’s not just dangerous for Indians — Americans should beware, too.