Misleading ads which create an impression in the #consumer of a product being better than it actually is, by making incorrect comparisons, guarantees, using false data, claiming affiliation or sponsorship which is untrue are all punishable by law. If you find an ad to be misleading, ensure that you report this through any of the mechanisms mentioned below. #Advertisement #ConsumerAwareness #ConsumerRights
Over 24% of sandy coasts globally are experiencing persistent net erosion because of #ClimateChange . We need to protect these beaches as they play a vital role in stabilising the land, reducing erosion rates, providing ecosystem services & maintaining biodiversity.
Signage saves lives! Just putting up a road sign is not enough. They need to be strategically positioned, giving drivers the time to react and make smart decisions. For example, a 'PEDESTRIAN CROSSING' sign should be well ahead of the actual crossing. This early warning will give motorists sufficient time to slow down and ensure pedestrian safety. Responsible authorities must act to ensure signs are visible and road users safe.
Route maps, & bus timings are vital information to share with commuters - & the bus stop is the most obvious place to display it. A commuter should be able to turn up at a bus stop, make informed decisions about how long the wait will be, & how to plan their onward journey. Expecting commuters to travel blind will reduce overall confidence about using #PublicTransport. This is particularly crucial for those unfamiliar with the service, such as tourists.
A groundbreaking study conducted by the Universitetet i Bergen, Norway explores the connection between environmental factors, indoor microbial communities & human health. As we face the challenges of #ClimateChange, comprehending the nuances of our indoor microbiome becomes increasingly crucial.
Sowmya is a researcher in the Sustainable Transport team at CAG. She is an architect and a planner with specialization in Environmental Planning Management from School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada. She has interned with CMDA under the project 'Grid of Roads' which involved mapping, documenting, field visits and coordinating with stakeholders. She has also interned in Auroville where she was involved in sustainable building practices. She is passionate about contributing towards resilient and inclusive cities.
As per a Centre for Science and Environment study, the life expectancy in #India has decreased by 2.6 years due to the diseases brought on by #AirPollution. Moreover, it has emerged as the most significant risk factor for non-communicable diseases. #StopAirpollution to protect #TheAirWeShare.
Road signs play a crucial role in reducing road crashes by conveying important messages to drivers. Under all weather conditions, these signs should be positioned for visibility & readability. Today, road signs are missing on many roads. It's time the authorities assess roads & install appropriate road signs. #RoadSafety
TANGEDCO has made revisions to prices for non-tariff-related expenses. This poster will help consumers understand specific changes in electricity charges and their implications. These posters are free to download and distribute under creative commons license. #EnergyEfficiency #Sustainability
Planning bus stops for the Indian weather can be difficult. What material should be used so seats do not get too hot? How should the shelter be designed to allow for ventilation while also protecting commuters from showers? For commuters to consider #PublicTransport as a reliable means of getting around, weather-proofed bus shelters need to be planned and rolled out. #ChennaiRains