This refers to the letter ‘Science education: There is a need to upgrade institutions’ by Ovais Wani (GK August 4). Quoting Governor, he argues that to face the problems of climate change and global warming the upgrading of scientific institutions in the valley is inevitable. Second big claim has been made that without the knowledge of science one is literally a layman. But I wonder how one can solve the problems of climate change by upgrading the scientific institutions of the valley. Will our scientific institutions help us to bring down the emission level of CO2 or will they shield the sun to skip the problem of global warming? Climate change and global warming can’t be solved by upgrading the scientific institutions. But this mess has a solution only in degrading the corporate houses which emit obnoxious gases into the atmosphere. This problem can be solved by escaping the capitalist way of living. To argue that without science we are literally laymen is basically very vague and more debatable.
S. Fayaz Ahmad
Research Scholar JNU, New Delhi.
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