A recent Nature Communications study of the populations of 19 bird & mammal species found that 70% of these populations are susceptible to extinction over the next few decades as the rate of their evolution significantly lags behind the rapid rate of #ClimateChange.
The Government of India has published road crash data for 2022 and the numbers are staggering - crashes have increased by 11.9% since 2021! These figures highlight the urgent need for road safety measures. Together, let's drive change and work towards safer roads!
Consumer Protection is one of CAG's core areas of work and as part of our efforts to educate and inform consumers on various consumer issues and related happenings, including our own activities, we publish "Consumer Update", a bi-monthly e-newsletter.
Get ready to discover the impact of Tamil Nadu's groundbreaking fare-free public transport scheme for women, launched on International Women’s Day 2021. This initiative marked a significant step towards gender-inclusive transportation. Uncover insights on its successes and criticisms, as this study charts the path for fostering a resilient public transport system, aiming to become the preferred mode of travel for the majority.
This Sustainable Transport Day (26.11.2023), embark on a journey towards greener choices by embracing sustainable transport modes. Opting for sustainable transport means engaging in increased physical activity, reducing the risk of road crashes, and breathing cleaner air. Make your daily commute a positive force for both you and the planet.
Article 6 of the UNFCC convention highlights the importance of communicating with the general public and engaging stakeholders about climate change and its effects, to ensure public access to information and to promote public participation in addressing the issue. This report is the summary of our month-long campaign "Climate Action Month", aimed at raising awareness of climate change among school and college students, corporate employees and the general public.
According to a University of Washington study, Cheetah populations are especially vulnerable to Climate Change as hotter days are forcing them to behave more nocturnally, putting them at risk of greater competition with other predators such as lions & African wild dogs.
Ensuring the safety of children on the road is the responsibility of adults. Children standing in cars, looking out of sunroofs are becoming common. Think - if you have to brake suddenly, the child will hit herself on the car or get thrown out! An overcrowded auto is more liable to topple causing suffocation and injury to the occupants. Is your child's life worth the risk? Source photo: Auto rickshaw overcrowded with school children by Paul Hamilton used by CC BY-SA 2.0)
An accessible public transportation system ensures that everyone, irrespective of age or disability, can seamlessly and independently navigate the transportation network. Unnecessary impediments not only cause inconvenience to commuters but may also deter people from utilising public transport altogether.