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Monday, October 25, 2021

Nikhil Anand

Nikhil Anand is Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on infrastructure, urbanism and environment. He is the author of Hydraulic City: Water and the Infrastructures of Citizenship in Mumbai (2017) and The Promise of Infrastructure (2018). He is currently researching climate change, the sea, and the city.

Mumbai’s climate adaptation plan must consider all citizens, especially the most vulnerable
Sat, Sep 11, 2021

All its existing and future infrastructure needs should be subjected to careful climate tests and any proposed interventions should be considered in a democratic, integrated manner.

Before the next disaster: What Mumbai needs to learn from Cyclone Nisarga
Thu, Jun 04, 2020

Why, I wonder, do city planners and development agencies not produce adaptation or mitigation programs given the vulnerabilities of the city to climate change?

Explained: How climate change could impact Mumbai by 2050
Fri, Dec 13, 2019

A new study projects that in the absence of quick and significant action, Mumbai in 2050 will look much like what it did in 1700 — with the sea having reclaimed much of the landfill that the city has been built on