Right now, there is a little known major infrastructure work underway in Nicaragua, and it could have dire repercussions for the environment and the people who call Southern Nicaragua home. Nicaragua’s Grand Canal will come with an estimated price tag of $40 billion and will take five years to build - some even estimate the cost may come to $50 billion.
Maybe it was the record hellacious temperature readings in Phalodi, India? Maybe it’s the fact that 256 districts in the world’s largest democracy are coming face to face with droughts? Maybe it was something President Obama said this during President Modi’s three-day visit? Or maybe, it’s the opportunity to be a part of something that hopes to deter dangerous climate change for future generations. For whatever reason or combination of reasons, President Modi of India has stated today that India is very likely to join the Paris Agreement this year. Not only is this good news for India, it’s great news for our planet and all her inhabitants.