On this special episode, renowned author Amitav Ghosh talks about the lack of urgency in addressing climate change issues and its very serious repercussions.
By catering to an affluent community cut off from the reality of the poor, the South Asian literary community hides the true costs of climate change.
‘When you actually have a different genre for climate change fiction, it becomes something separate that is not connected with the seriousness of everyday life. But it is absolutely integrated into our everyday life.’
In a slim volume, the celebrated author asks fundamental questions about the role of literature in confronting the greatest challenge of our times: climate change.