The Smart Urban Roads project soon to be underway in Chennai places a strong emphasis on reducing traffic congestion. In other words, much of the project aims to offer motorists more road space. What about the needs of other road users such as pedestrians and cyclists? Creating more space for motorists only welcomes more congestion, pollution and road crashes.
#PlasticPollution is out of control! There is an urgent need for global collaboration and ambitious action to address this threat. #TogetherWeCan #BeatPlasticPollution. Let's unite & demand change for a sustainable future! #INC2 #WorldEnvironmentDay #PlasticTreaty #PlasticsINC
Victims of the climate crisis are the ones who are farthest from its causes. We need to demand drastic changes from the top polluters. This edition of St(o)ppwatch brings you news on air pollution, glaciers, net zero pledges and much more!
Let us begin by making small changes to the way we move around our neighbourhood on this World Bicycle Day. Let's start riding our bicycles for short-distance trips like running errands, visiting friends, going to the playground, or even going out to eat. Starting this year, let's make cycling a habit.
A recent CDC government research suggests that #ClimateChange is creating favourable conditions for fungal growth & spread. There has been a recent surge in Candida Auris, a drug-resistant fungal pathogen that preys on individuals with compromised immune systems.
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The unprecedented growth of our cities over the past decade has increased the number of vehicles, especially private motor vehicles, on our roads. This has had serious, adverse consequences on our roads and society. Tamil Nadu has long been foremost in road crashes and casualties.
Tamil Nadu has made significant strides in renewable energy, with a higher installed capacity than non-renewable energy. However, this progress is yet to be reflected in the state’s electricity mix. This report explores Tamil Nadu’s transition to green energy and assesses public perception of renewable energy sources.