Archive for ‘Maha Mirja’

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

Dear UNESCO, do you have a Plan B? We don’t have a Forest B.

Dear UNESCO team (Dr Fanny Douvere, Mizuki Murai, Naomi Clare Doak),

Hello from Dhaka. So, how was your trip to Bangladesh?

Let us not get into the debate over whether a “super critical” “third-generation” coal plant pollutes or not. Let us also not discuss how planet Earth is headed for 3.7 Read More…

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Rampal and the seductive power of feel good development

The baffling array of events around the Rampal power plant project and its ‘Bheramara’ inauguration has lately exposed our incredible bigotry in defining development and progress. The ‘official’ sense of dictatorial disregard for environmental and human tragedy has been simply breathtaking.

Politically nobody can denounce a 1320 MW power generating Read More…