Significant implications for coastal communities due to climate change, says ISB faculty

Nov 19, 2023

Considering that West Bengal has a massive coastline, ISB faculty Anjal Prakash warns that the rising sea levels due to climate change could lead to coastal erosion in a big way. He was quoted in an article on violations of coastal safety norms leading to species loss in Bengal on He shares that: “This could have significant implications for communities living along the coast, as well as for infrastructure and the economy there.”

Here’s is an excerpt from the article: “West Bengal might be adversely impacted in a number of ways in the coming days because of climate change. However, of all the effects of climate change on the state, the two most serious will be the impact on the coastlines and the loss of species.”