8
Oct
2019

Hydro power and the power of people in India

Date:
8 October, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Speaker:
Subrat Kumar Sahu Ruth Kattumuri Architesh Panda Joana Setzer
Venue:
London School of Economics, Centre Building, Room CBG.2.03 2 Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AD

Speakers: Subrat Kumar Sahu, Ruth Kattumuri, Architesh Panda, Joana Setzer

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, India Observatory, and the LSE India Society invite you to an evening of discussion with filmmaker Subrat Kumar Sahu on the impacts of large infrastructure projects on climate change and local livelihoods.

Subrat Kumar Sahu will introduce his new documentary “A Mountains Agonised” on the impacts of hydroelectric dams on people’s livelihoods in Himachal Pradesh, India. Joining him are Dr. Ruth Kattumuri (Co-Director of the India Observatory and Associate at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, LSE) and Dr. Architesh Panda (Researcher at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, LSE).

– What community based responses to development plans are happening in India?

– How will climate change impact local livelihoods and the environment in India?

– How can we support grassroots action?

Come along to hear leading experts discuss this challenging issue and the power of local activism.

For more information please email india.observatory@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 7615 as the event is being run by the India Observatory.

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