Climate change and pollution has been in the limelight for a few years now and have been a subject of intense debates and commitments. The scientists have warned about global warming hitting the point of no return.
The Clock’s Ticking is Let Me Breathe's new show on Snapchat and India's first snap show that brings the latest on climate change, environment, air pollution, and sustainability.
Here are a few episodes from the show:
1. India's battle against Locusts
Invasion of species -Locust Swarm
Locust Swarms - What are they, how come they are in India and should you be worried? The locust devours crops and leaves serious agricultural damage in their wake. Plagues of locusts have devastated societies since the Pharaohs led ancient Egypt, and they still wreak havoc today. Pluc Creator, Shashwat Das what led to the formation of locust swarms and what's being done to deal with them.
2. Coal Mines: Whats the new normal?
India has opened up commercial coal mining for the private sector initiating the auction of 41 coal blocks that have a capacity to produce 225 million tonnes of coal per year. But, what does it hold for the environment? Kanchi Kohli, a legal researcher at the Centre for Policy Research and Alok Shukla, a social activist explains more.
3. They are worried about the impact of EIA
What is the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2020? How does the new draft affect the environment? What will be the consequences? All these questions answered by Neha Sinha (Conservation biologist and Author), Manju Menon (Senior Fellow, Centre for Policy Research) and Sandeep Anirudhan (Founder, Aikyam Community).
4. Two easy steps to get a sustainable wardrobe
Jasmine Khan, a former fashion model and a sustainability advocate tells us how to build a sustainable wardrobe in two simple steps!
(Watch all Clock's Ticking episodes here)