Social Media Poster: Road Safety - Mandate Safety for Vehicles

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 14:54
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Mandating safety technologies for two-wheelers and cars are expected to reduce accidents in India. The government & vehicle manufacturers should actively come together to make #SaferVehicles a reality.

#RoadSafety #SafeRoadsTamilNadu #CommitToAct #StreetsForLife 

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Social Media Poster: Climate Change - Impact on The Artic Region

Thu, 13/01/2022 - 15:29
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The substantial decline in #Arctic land ice extent since 1979 is one of the iconic indicators of #ClimateChange. Without urgent action to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the world will continue to witness rising sea levels leading to submersion of coastal cities. #ArticMeltMatters 

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Social Media Poster: Road Safety - Safety Checklist

Wed, 12/01/2022 - 14:51
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Does this car have the necessary safety features? How did this car perform in its crash tests? Start asking these questions first when buying a car rather than dwelling on its colour and visual appeal.

#RoadSafety #SafeRoadsTamilNadu #CommitToAct #StreetsForLife 

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Press Release: How safe is recycled plastic?

Tue, 11/01/2022 - 18:57
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Plastic pollution is a wicked problem, posing a challenge that currently seems to surpass our ability to tackle it. To tackle it we need collective, and collaborative efforts of producers, citizens, policymakers, and governance systems. At the forefront of such efforts, taking responsibility for the waste they create, should be the producers. However, one cannot think of recycling or tout it as a solution to the plastic litter problem owing to its severe limitations technically and effects on health.

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Social Media Poster: Climate Change - Covid 19

Tue, 11/01/2022 - 15:13
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Many disease-causing organisms are influenced by environmental factors like temperature, rainfall & humidity, which are in turn influenced by #ClimateChange. This has been a major driver for the spread of infectious diseases including #COVID19 as per Science of the Total Environment journal #ActOnClimate 

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A study on street vendors usage, consumption, and awareness on reused cooking Oils in Tamil Nadu

Mon, 10/01/2022 - 17:07

CAG has been working towards effective implementation of the trans fat regulations    in Tamil Nadu. Artificially produced trans fats like vanaspati, margarine, bakery shortenings, are harmful as they are major contributors to non-communicable diseases like diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, stroke, cancer, etc. Used cooking oil is also an important source of trans fat. Experts say that during repeated frying   , many properties of oil are altered.