LONDON (May 4): It’s an oft-repeated warning that poor countries will suffer more from climate change than rich countries. I grew up in Maharashtra, which is one of the Indian states worst affected, and most of my family is still there. “The same is true for climate.”The question of how much government intervention is needed frequently arises when it comes to tackling climate change. Countries like Thailand and Malaysia, which are ranked close to India on The Economist’s Democracy Index, have managed the pandemic better. With the pandemic, governments have had to step in to impose immediate restrictions and provide financial help.
Source: The Edge Markets May 04, 2021 10:41 UTC