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the first edit talks about the benefits and dangers of carbon trading.

the second edit points out that innate conservatism in Indian society widens gender gaps

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The environmental permit system is broken. Sunita Narain describes how it can be repaired

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QUOTE OF THE DAY It is thanks to India’s growing influence that we can repatriate thousands of Indians stranded in Ukraine; many large countries struggle to do this for their citizens

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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First published: Mon 07 Mar 2022 06:30 IST

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