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April 7, 2013 - Demand India Protect Old-Growth and Abandon Coal via @EcoInternet

Dear Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Your great nation is beginning to feel the impacts of abrupt climate change and ecosystem collapse, as witnessed by India's recent economic difficulties. I am writing to respectfully express concerns with the lack of effective land-use planning laws in India, and your use and expansion of coal, to make some specific observations on how to achieve ecological sustainability. India clearly faces economic and ecological collapse soon on a regional scale unless national land-use and climate-change regulatory programs are implemented immediately. To develop in an equitable, just, and ecologically sustainable manner; it is imperative that your government protect natural ecosystems and end the use of coal. As a start, I am writing to request that your government use all its power to support implementing esteemed scientist Madhav Gadgil's "Wester...

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