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Climate Change in India: Forgotten Threats, Forgotten Opportunities

India's growth-inclined position on climate change appears legitimate. But with the potential to radically alter India's economy, and reshape the human security terrain and even the geopolitical order of south Asia, climate change is an issue on which India has perhaps the greatest to lose. Despite the importance of economic growth, "rising India" and inclusive development are not mutually exclusive. Adaptation to inevitable environmental shifts is necessary; political adaptation - including unity amongst the estranged south Asian neighbours - is imperative to manage the political and security-oriented consequences of climate change.
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