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Can Isha’s ‘Cauvery Calling’ Campaign Actually Save the Cauvery?

By The Bastion Staff, Published on March 31, 2020

(Photo: The Hindu)

“Planting trees’ is a rather sexy way of getting the super-rich and powerful to donate some of their money to certain foundations, while accruing tax benefits, and yet creating for themselves an image as ‘green warriors’ tackling climate change. Implicit is the idea that nothing structural needs to change, and the world can then return to business as usual, without worrying at all about what caused climate change in the first place.”

— Leo Saldanha, member of the non-profit Environment Support Group in Bengaluru

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