Sent: Thu, August 12, 2010 4:49:25 AM
Subject: avinash k sahay has forwarded a page to you from Deccan Chronicle
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In this important article, Dr Vandana Shiva has pointed out the dangers of unbridled industrialization and urbanization.Unless all of us wake up,this world may surely be on a one way ticket to nowhere. Policies for the unthinking benefit for 1% of the elites must give way to the well being of all. For too long this has been called"development". This is not "progress" at all but sleepwalking.The earlier we fight this menace the better for all of us.
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Mobility and transport shape our living options and spaces. Cities in India and China used to be primarily cities for bicyclists before globalisation. Today, Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata are undergoing a makeover from cities designed around walking and cycling to cities designed around the car. In contrast, cities like Copenhagen have promoted the bicycle — 55 per cent if its citizens cycle every d
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