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Climate Change - Natural disasters in India

Tue, 18/01/2022 - 10:02
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As per a study by Giz India in collaboration with The National Institute of Disaster Management, #ClimateChange is likely to exacerbate the intensity & frequency of weather-related disasters. In #India, the climate variability manifests in the form of floods, droughts, heat waves & cyclones. #ActOnClimate 

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Road Safety - Right of Way

Mon, 17/01/2022 - 17:45
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There are many situations other than controlled intersections, where you have to give way. Remember these general rules to reduce potential risks of colliding with each other, cyclists, or pedestrians.

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Sustainable Transport - Public Transport Survey

Sat, 15/01/2022 - 21:18
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Are you a public transport user in Chennai? Do you have any suggestions, grievances or complaints on the public transport you use? Take the Government of India's #Transport4all citizen feedback survey now https://tinyurl.com/4kjashw8

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IPEN Plastic Recycling study

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 20:47
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IPEN study reveals that recycling process retains toxins in plastic. Plastic recycling typically mixes different types of plastic & new chemical cocktails that are hazardous to human health can be produced during the process. Find out more here: https://tinyurl.com/yws4jkjv

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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.

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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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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.

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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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