Zerodha CEO Claims Letting Employees WFH Will Protect Big Cities From Climate Disasters

From droughts in Delhi to floods in Bengaluru, there is no denying that climate change is real and major cities are getting affected by it. Seeing such incidents occur, we shouldn’t forget the direct link between increasing population and climate change. As the population in big cities continue to increase, the demand for housing, oil, gas and other fuels increases too. This leads to deforestation, grilling into the Earth’s surface and burning of fuel, causing an increase in carbon dioxide emissions.

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Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath pointed this out on Twitter and said that the solution to this problem is having smaller cities with their own economies, reported Economic Times.

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He further urged companies to allow employees to work from home or set up smaller offices in tier-2 and tier-3 towns.

He argued that this will decrease the pollution of big cities and help in circulating money at local levels.

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This ignited an interesting debate on Twitter. On one hand, there were people who agreed with him and on the other hand, many claimed that the climate disasters happening in bigger cities is due to design flaws. Have a look:

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