#Mumbai – India’s financial capital – is sinking. Studies by national and international climate research organisations have predicted that the city will go underwater by 2100 because of climate change-induced flooding. In our documentary, we explore how rising sea levels and a host of local policy and environmental issues are threatening Mumbai’s survival.
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00:00 – Introduction
01:11 – The history of Mumbai and the seven islands
02:13 – What is sea level rise and how is it expected to impact Mumbai?
03:22 – The plight of the frontliners
04:36 – Why are cyclones becoming common in the Arabian Sea?
05:49 – About Mumbai’s original inhabitants — the Koli fishing community
08:02 – How is sea level rise impacting people living in the suburbs?
09:37 – The memories of 2005 Mumbai floods
11:40 – Mumbai Coastal Road Project and other development activities
13:18 – The Mumbai City Climate Action Plan
15:05 – How are Mumbaikars adapting to their new reality?
#ClimateChange #MumbaiSinking #LivingWithClimateChange
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