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Sustainable Transport - Chennai City Master Plan

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The second masterplan underscores the need to make a modal shift away from private vehicles but the on ground trends say otherwise. What do we need to do different in the third masterplan?

#sustainablemobility #urbanmobilityindia #MasterPlan #Chennai 

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Road Safety - Post Crash Care

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State governments should improve post-crash care by recognising that pre-hospital care and documentation is as important as health care resources and rehabilitation to minimize road fatalities.

#RoadSafety #SafeRoadsTamilNadu #CommitToAct #StreetsForLife

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Widespread Chemical Contamination of Recycled Plastic Pellets Globally

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CAG contributed to a global study by IPEN that looked at the chemical contamination in recycled plastic pellets. The study found that recycling plastics carries over the toxins to the new products. Plastics containing toxins should therefore not be recycled; these should in fact, not be considered part of a circular economy at all.

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Climate Change - Indian heat waves

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As per a paper authored by Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke, it has been found that #ClimateChange induced heatwaves is linked to many health impacts like injures at the workplace, death from heat-related illness & acute kidney damage leading to heavy labour losses. #ActOnClimate

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Stop Poisoning your plastics

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There is very little transparency from companies on the toxins they add to plastic. We need companies to come clean and tell us what additives go into our plastic products. And these need to be phased out, asap. Find out more: https://bit.ly/3GRNJa6

#falsesolutions #reuse #redesign

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Sustainable Transport - Chennai's Second Master Plan

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Are Chennaiites aware that the development and transport infrastructure they experience in their city today is based on the two master plans implemented since 1975?

#sustainablemobility #urbanmobilityindia

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Republic Day 2022

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Under Article 51(A) of the Constitution of #India, it is the fundamental duty of every Indian citizen to protect and preserve the natural environment. The sensible and healthier way to move forward is to embrace #Eco-friendly #Sustainable #RenewableEnergy. #HappyRepublicDay

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Road Safety - The Good Samaritan Law

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The #GoodSamaritan Law of India protects and limits the liability of every person who volunteers to perform care and rescue a road traffic victim. All we have got to do is step forward and help.

#RoadSafety #SafeRoadsTamilNadu #CommitToAct #StreetsForLife 

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Climate Change - Impact on Indian southern states

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As per CSTEP India study, summer maximum temperature is projected to increase by 0.5°C to 1.5°C, & the winter minimum temperature by 1°C to 2°C in the southern states  of #India with an increase in the number of rainy days by more than 2.5 mm rainfall/day #ClimateChange #ActNow

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