What better time to cancel the Rampal coal plant than now, when the world and Bangladesh are rethinking their reliance on coal to generate electricity. If built, the legacy of this toxic coal plant would shroud the advances the government has made on renewables.
Bangladesh can very well do without Rampal.
The month of May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in the United States. With the world in multiple crises, generating global understanding and solidarity is more important than ever.