Reports by and about Cleo Paskal: Associate Fellow Chatham House, London, UK; Trudeau Fellow, CÉRIUM, Canada; Adjunct Faculty Manipal University, India. Author Global Warring: How Environmental, Economic, And Political Crises Will Redraw The World Map.
The Hindu just ran a nice profile about Cleo and her work in India. It includes sections like:
On a visit to Kerala recently, she says: “This southern state faces a big challenge because its development is right on the coast. It is severely affected by rising sea levels, rising temperatures and changing rain patterns, including monsoon. This in turn will affect its tourism and crops: coir and plantations.” But there are solutions. Soil erosion that is threatening river banks across the world can be handled the way Kerala has done in the past, with the use of coir matting to protect river beds.