On the face: Indian student group sent empty food wrappers back to the manufacturers!

On the face: Indian student group sent empty food wrappers back to the manufacturers!

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There are a lot of talks on the plastic pollution and how people should take the responsibility of growing severity of the situation. Environmentalists says “The problem lies in YOU!” and we are the root cause of this crunch. Unfortunately, this statement encloses a void. While people do need to change their attitude towards the environment but they could not be accused to take the complete responsibility. In the market, Mostly every daily routine product comes with the packaging that is either non-biodegradable or very hard to recycle. Such a system is designed to fail as people are given no choice but to generate the litter. Then how to tackle this problem? A group of school going girls residing in Toothukudi, Tamil Nadu, India, recognised the problem source and planned…
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Speech of Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the High Level Segment of the Eighth Session of Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change New Delhi – 30TH OCTOBER, 2002

Speech of Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the High Level Segment of the Eighth Session of Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change New Delhi – 30TH OCTOBER, 2002

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President of the Conference, Excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen, India is privileged to host the Eighth Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. I welcome our foreign guests to this land of rich cultural and natural heritage. Climate Change has emerged as one of the most serious environmental concerns of our times. It is a global phenomenon with diverse local impacts. In 1992, we adopted the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The Convention has provided us with a sound basis for global cooperation. It reflects the consensus that addressing the challenge of climate change is an integral part of the need to achieve sustainable development to create a better world for all our peoples -- a world free of hunger, poverty and…
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Cargill attempts to enter Limca book of records as a step towards sustainable environment

Cargill attempts to enter Limca book of records as a step towards sustainable environment

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Cargill Business Services, a unit of Cargill India, attempted to enter Limca Book of records by making 27.707 paper bags in the record time of 40 minutes. This was a joint initiative of Cargill Business Services and United way Bengaluru, an NGO. Cargill provides numerous food, industrial and agricultural products and services to the world. Recently, the company organised a mass volunteering event across the world for the duration of 3 months starting for April, Earth day to June, Environmental Day. These events involved 8,316 employees in 39 countries logged over 11,000 volunteer hour. The event in Bangalore was initiated with an intention of curbing plastic pollution. The bags which were made via used papers were distributed to the local vendors in the city with the help of the NGO…
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Solid Waste Management taking care of in Urban India

Solid Waste Management taking care of in Urban India

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Growing need and consciousness to save the environment is grabbing a lot of attention of the Indian government. This has led to the major fund allotment in this domain. Solid Waste management forms a significant segment of the environment conservation initiation. Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Minister of State for the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), recently apprised that Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) is taking care of Swacch Bharat Mission of the Urban areas. Solid waste management has been a major area of concentration for these government bodies. An amount of 7,424.24 crores has been allocated for the period of 2014-15 to 2019-20 for the Solid Waste Management (SWM) Projects. MoHUA is responsible for periodic audits of the measures taken by different organisations of the…
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Egypt is getting some sun!

Egypt is getting some sun!

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The world is moving towards renewable energy and developing significant projects for the world to witness the excellence. Which, do you think, is the country today that has the largest solar farm in the world? You may think it is California or maybe the solar obsessed country China. China does hold the batch but very soon this recognition is going to shift. The largest sun farm is soon going to open in the middle of the desert sands of Egypt. Let’s face it: Egypt, although has been the recipient of enormous sunlight throughout the year, has never been recognised for renewable energy. Infact, this country has faced numerous blackouts and now the country has prepared itself with a futuristic structure of $2.8 billion solar farm, ‘Benban Complex’. This solar complex…
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