Social Media Poster: Earth Overshoot Day 2022

Thu, 28/07/2022 - 14:59
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Today, we finish using up the resources that were meant to last us the year.  In 2021, this fell on the 29th of July. Earth Overshoot Day is a reminder that our demands of earth far exceed what earth can re-generate. Read more about the problem and look here for possible solutions to #MoveTheDate here:  https://www.overshootday.org/about/ 

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Workshop on Strengthening Road Safety Decision Making

Thu, 28/07/2022 - 12:36

The workshop aimed at sharing knowledge of global best practices on road safety emphasising the need for robust road safety legislation, increased penalties to act as deterrents and leveraging the use of technology for improved enforcement.

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Social Media Poster: Climate Change - Kullu Cloud Burst

Thu, 28/07/2022 - 11:33
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The recent #Cloudbursts in #Kullu district of #HimachalPradesh, as well as the cloud burst which induced flash floods over #Amarnath cave, are due to faster evaporation rates from glacial lakes at high altitudes because of #ClimateChange. #ActOnClimate 

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Social Media Poster: Plastic Free July 2022 - Global action on plastic pollution

Wed, 27/07/2022 - 10:42
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If plastic was a country, it would be the 5th largest GHG emitter in the world. To tackle the environmental impact of plastics, we need global action. Plastic products, plastic waste and their source material (oil & gas) are traded globally. Hence an international legal framework to deal with plastic pollution is needed.

#QuitsSachets #PlasticFreeJuly #SingleUsePlasticBan #PlasticBan

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Social Media Poster: Sustainable Transport - Public Transport Information

Tue, 26/07/2022 - 09:42
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If you have been following Mina's story, you will know that the struggles are real. If educated, independent people are puzzled by Chennai's public transport information, imagine navigating these with poor literacy skills or as a person with a disability. Share your experiences/recommendations to make our information accessible.

#SustainableMobility #UrbanMobilityIndia #OneCityForAll #WorldUrbanPlanning #InclusiveCities #Passengers #ChennaiMetro #CUMTA

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Buckle Up! An assessment of helmet and seatbelt law compliance in Tirunelveli district

Mon, 25/07/2022 - 16:19
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More than 50% of vehicle drivers in Tirunelveli district were found not adhering to the helmet and seatbelt laws, says a compliance audit conducted by CAG recently. With Tamil Nadu topping the charts for the highest number of annual road crashes consecutively for the fifth year in 2020, it is important to lookback, learn and redefine our road safety management practices. This study also recommends next steps for proactive enforcement and road safety management in districts of Tamil Nadu.

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