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Social Media Poster: Earth Overshoot Day 2022

Thu, 28/07/2022 - 14:59
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Today, we finish using up the resources that were meant to last us the year.  In 2021, this fell on the 29th of July. Earth Overshoot Day is a reminder that our demands of earth far exceed what earth can re-generate. Read more about the problem and look here for possible solutions to #MoveTheDate here:  https://www.overshootday.org/about/ 

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Social Media Poster: Climate Change - Kullu Cloud Burst

Thu, 28/07/2022 - 11:33
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The recent #Cloudbursts in #Kullu district of #HimachalPradesh, as well as the cloud burst which induced flash floods over #Amarnath cave, are due to faster evaporation rates from glacial lakes at high altitudes because of #ClimateChange. #ActOnClimate 

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Social Media Poster: Plastic Free July 2022 - Global action on plastic pollution

Wed, 27/07/2022 - 10:42
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If plastic was a country, it would be the 5th largest GHG emitter in the world. To tackle the environmental impact of plastics, we need global action. Plastic products, plastic waste and their source material (oil & gas) are traded globally. Hence an international legal framework to deal with plastic pollution is needed.

#QuitsSachets #PlasticFreeJuly #SingleUsePlasticBan #PlasticBan

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Social Media Poster: Sustainable Transport - Public Transport Information

Tue, 26/07/2022 - 09:42
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If you have been following Mina's story, you will know that the struggles are real. If educated, independent people are puzzled by Chennai's public transport information, imagine navigating these with poor literacy skills or as a person with a disability. Share your experiences/recommendations to make our information accessible.

#SustainableMobility #UrbanMobilityIndia #OneCityForAll #WorldUrbanPlanning #InclusiveCities #Passengers #ChennaiMetro #CUMTA

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Buckle Up! An assessment of helmet and seatbelt law compliance in Tirunelveli district

Mon, 25/07/2022 - 16:19
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More than 50% of vehicle drivers in Tirunelveli district were found not adhering to the helmet and seatbelt laws, says a compliance audit conducted by CAG recently. With Tamil Nadu topping the charts for the highest number of annual road crashes consecutively for the fifth year in 2020, it is important to lookback, learn and redefine our road safety management practices. This study also recommends next steps for proactive enforcement and road safety management in districts of Tamil Nadu.

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Social Media Poster: Road Safety - ISI Helmets

Mon, 25/07/2022 - 16:12
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Any helmet is better than no helmet is a myth. A safe ISI certified helmet is the only one that can withstand heavy blows to the head and save lives. Wearing a safe helmet is important. Give us a thumbs up if you own a certified helmet. 

#RoadSafety #RoadAccidents #StreetsforKids #SadakSurakshaJeevanRaksha #Responsibility #Travel  #Driving #Transportation #SaferRoadsTamilNadu #SaferDrivers #RoadRules  

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Social Media Poster: Plastic Free July 2022 - Extended Producer Responsibility

Mon, 25/07/2022 - 10:07

Fragmented plastic reduction policies are less likely to be effective. Linking Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) with the ban will create a more robust and holistic policy, resulting in greater engagement with plastic manufacturers and brands.

#QuitsSachets #PlasticFreeJuly #SingleUsePlasticBan #PlasticBan

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Social Media Poster: TANGEDCO - CGRF Complaints

Sun, 24/07/2022 - 13:02
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தமிழ்நாட்டில் வசிக்கும் மக்களுக்கு மின்சாரம் தொடர்பாக உங்களுக்கு பிரச்சனைகள் இருந்தால் இந்த எண்களை கையில்சேமித்து வைத்துக் கொள்ளுங்கள். மின்சார வாரியத்திடம் புகாரளிக்க உதவும் எண்கள்.

Keep these numbers handy if you have #electricity related concerns, living in #TamilNadu.

#TANGEDCO #Minnagam #EB #Complaints 

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Social Media Poster: Global Day against Mining 2022

Fri, 22/07/2022 - 16:07
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Leakage of chemicals from #mining sites impacts the health of those living around the site. Add to this the biodiversity loss, displacement and exploitation of communities, and contamination of water & soil.   #SayNoToMining 

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