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“I came here because I want to make my city a better place to live in,” said an enthusiastic participant as the first edition of three-city design jam ‘City Sessions: The Future’ kicked off in Delhi over the weekend. The event was organised by LetMeBreathe, a global storytelling platform on climate change, pollution and sustainability […]
By Smitha Verma
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In June, the Delhi government came up with an order to allow petrol and diesel vehicle owners to convert their vehicles into electric vehicles through retrofitment. As a step to make the retrofitment process faceless, the module for retrofitment of electric vehicle (EV) kits in diesel vehicles has been made available online on the Vahan […]
By Sahil Sharma
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For any person thinking of buying an electric vehicle (EV) or already owns one, range anxiety of the vehicle battery is a real world challenge. In India, the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles is still being developed.  Charging stations across the country are growing, but for EV owners, planning a long trip is cumbersome because […]
By Sahil Sharma
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A big anxiety for people before buying an electric vehicle is – the range of the vehicle.  How far will the vehicle drive, before its battery is drained completely? Don’t worry, we have got you covered.  We will share five reasons why worrying about range or having range anxiety in your electric vehicles is unnecessary […]
By Sahil Sharma
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These youngsters have given many people life goals – on how to keep the planet clean and green. In the past three years, under the umbrella organisation Vrikshit, students from all over the country have got together to volunteer for clean-up drives. Their work isn’t just limited to the cities but has expanded to mountains, […]
By Sahil Sharma
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One of India’s largest conglomerates, JSW has announced a partnership with ElectrcPe to create an EV charging ecosystem for its employees, encouraging them to switch to electric vehicles. This partnership, which was announced last week, has come into effect following the recent green policy introduced by JSW to provide incentives for employees to purchase electric […]
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By LMB Staff
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According to reports, the total annual sales of different types of electric vehicles such as battery electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles in 2019 crossed over the two-million-vehicle mark. Despite the pandemic and economic slowdown, the outlook for electric vehicles (EVs) remains promising due to the rapid pace of innovation. Rapid charging within a few […]
By Irfan Khan
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Have you been thinking about buying an electric vehicle (EV) for a long time? But before you do your research, you may want to know what’s happening in this market around the country.   LetMeBreathe is here to give you a download. Here are the four latest trends and updates from the world of electric vehicles. […]
By Sahil Sharma
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In the first of a series of events held in the run up to the World Environment Day, a panel discussion was held around ‘Green Steel: Pathway to Sustainable Steel Production’. The need for greening of steel and the challenges in producing green steel was discussed by Dr Deepak Yadav, Programme Associate, Council on Energy, […]
By Smitha Verma
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The second panel discussion, in the run-up to the World Environment Day highlighted the role of promoting cycling in cities and creating an infrastructure around it. The panel ‘Cycling: A Sustainable Mode of Transportation’ was organised by LetMeBreathe and UN Environment Programme, India. The four-membered panel discussed how India can bolster the adoption of a […]
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By Payel Sen
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On World Environment Day, a panel discussion, by LetMeBreathe and UN Environment Programme: Chef’s Manifesto, was held around ‘Chef’s Roundtable: Combating Plastic Pollution in the Food Industry’.  The five-membered panel moderated by food columnist, author and food historian Anoothi Vishal drew out the best in the industry to discuss ways to combat the plastic menace, […]
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By Payel Sen
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Electric vehicles sales have been booming despite the strains in supply chain due to the pandemic and the slowing economy. The number of electric cars on the world’s roads by the end of 2021 was about 16.5million, triple the amount in 2018. In fact, the business has been steadily rising. According to a report released […]
By Smitha Verma
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Are you tired of overcrowded localities? Do you feel that the green cover in your locality is shrinking? Do you think your city is becoming uninhabitable for future generations? Do we have enough green spaces? What do we need to do to transform our urban areas into healthy places to live? Green spaces are associated […]
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Biodiversity by the Bay’s campaign #MakeArtforMumbaisMangroves launched a virtual gallery on World Environment Day (June 5th) to showcase the diverse artworks that the movement has received from young creatives in support of Mumbai’s unique green ecosystems. The campaign to create a conversation around Mumbai’s rich biodiversity began on 22 April (Earth Day). Over the course […]
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The UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) is organizing the Talking Across Generations on Reimagining Education on Monday 10 May 2021. The Talking Across Generations on Education (TAGe) is UNESCO MGIEP’s youth-driven intergenerational dialogue on education that provides a non-hierarchical platform to the youth to interact, discuss and debate critical issues that […]
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By LMB Staff
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"A focus on buses is the essential overhaul which is long due in imagining and designing interventions to address air pollution. If the aspect of a robust bus-based public transport system remains unaddressed, the transition from grey to green can come to a screeching halt."
By Parisar
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#FiftyForFifty, a digital campaign was launched by Let Me Breathe for the 50th anniversary of Earth day. As a part of it, Let Me Breathe curated India’s largest manifesto on climate action. 1. These steps on ‘awareness’ and ‘personal changes’ lead the road to make Earth Day every day 2. Start from your home! It’s […]
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By LMB Staff
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Let Me Breathe and Vettiver Collective collaborated for a campaign #LetChennaiBreathe to highlight the deteriorating air quality in Chennai and to pressurize the authorities to include Chennai in the NCAP
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By LMB Staff