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When Kato Ewekia Taomia first walked out of the airport to attend COP26 in Glasgow, he was dressed in shorts and flip-flops. The timid fellow, whose looks may say otherwise, wasn’t even aware of the cold weather of the country, let alone how the annual climate conference is going to change his life. A year […]
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By Payel Sen
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Welcome to CitySessions: The Future where experts, entrepreneurs, researchers and designers come together to envision a sustainable future. In this edition, we are at Chennai where a bunch of climate enthusiasts get together to find solutions to Chennai’s mounting environmental issues— water crisis, river encroachment and urban flooding, heatwaves and wet bulb temperature, rising energy […]
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By LMB Staff
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This is just the beginning! Welcome to #CitySessions: The Future where experts, creatives, entrepreneurs, researchers come together to envision a sustainable future
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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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The first ever Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regional climate week to be held from March 28 to March 31 will focus on accelerating collaboration and integrating climate action into global pandemic recovery.  The city of Dubai will be hosting the first ever conference as one of the world’s most vulnerable areas to climate […]
By Sahil Sharma
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The first-ever Middle East and North Africa Regional Climate Week will accelerate collaboration and integrate climate action into global pandemic recovery. Building forward opens an opportunity to address social inequalities and invest in economic development that is good for humanity and nature. MENA Climate Week 2022 provides a platform for governments, cities, private sector leaders, financial […]
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By LMB Staff
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Travel has the power to introduce people to new cultures and experiences. According to UN World Tourism Organization, 1.8 billion people are expected to travel internationally by the year 2030. The growth in tourism needs to be balanced with the needs of the environment and local citizens.  Keeping that in mind, Trip the Life Fantastic […]
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By Niharika Maggo
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Who would think that a wedding, an occasion of celebration and joy, is also a source of waste and pollution? Ambika Gupta, a luxury event planner, also a TEDX speaker and an award-winning entrepreneur behind The A-Cube Project, may be known for creating transportive weddings for celebrities like actor Kajal Aggarwal, but she also encourages […]
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By LMB Staff
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Under the category of ‘Government & Citizen Engagement’, letmebreathe.in was announced as the winner of mBillionth Award. The mBillionth Award is the leading platform to recognize and honour excellence in mobile innovations, applications and content services for public good, in South Asia, organized by the Digital Empowerment Foundation and the World Summit Award. For the […]
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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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Haryana is one of the leading states when it comes to the agricultural or industrial sectors in India. It has also been one of the states working towards sustainable agriculture. Sustainable agriculture conserves energy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. It also conserves water, decreasing vulnerability to drought. To further discuss the need for sustainable agriculture in […]
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By Siya Bhatia
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Svadhyaya organized a Leaders Conclave on the 2nd November 2020 as a part of Sustainable Earth Summit 2020. The agenda of the summit was “Pioneering Youth-Led & Community Centric Strategies To Drive Climate Action.” It aimed to facilitate young leaders from all over the world with a motive to pioneer strategies and establish mutually supportive […]
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The panelists respected Miss.Sumaira Abdulali, Mr. Ashish Kothari, Mr.Nigel Topping and Mr. Uchita were introduced to the audience by the moderator Mr.Sanjeev.  The session started, by Mr.Sanjeev posing a question to each moderator, starting with Mr. Nigel Topping.  The question posed to Mr. Nigel “Environmental pollution and climate change are one of the biggest threats […]
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By Tanya Arora
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One of the major highlights of this week was the Global Climate Strike (September 25th 2020). Thousands of climate strikes took place in India and across the globe to demand urgent action to tackle the climate crisis. A zoom session was held on the day where different climate strikers digitally joined in and kept forward their […]
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By Siya Bhatia
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A zoom session was held on the day where different climate strikers digitally joined in and kept forward their demands. The session went on for more than two hours with more than 25 speakers.
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By LMB Staff
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Let Me Breathe partnered (storytelling partner) with the Indian Institute of Forest Management for a panel discussion titled 'Draft EIA Notification 2020: A Revaluation’ that took place on August 1, 2020.
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By Siya Bhatia
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To focus on its global theme, Restore Our Earth, Earth Day Network announces a World Rain Day 2020 commemoration on July 29, 2020
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June 5th every year marks the World Environment Day. This year, LetMeBreathe.in partnered with the United Nations India office to bring out ground reports about the health of India’s biodiversity. The initiative was supported by Twitter India. As part of it, a live panel discussion was also organized with Randeep Hooda, Actor & UNEP Ambassador for Aquatic Migratory […]
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With the ever-increasing destruction of wetlands in Navi Mumbai, residents are all set to put on their running shoes on World Wetland Day to create awareness about wetlands, mangroves, and the visiting flamingoes. Mumbai has lost a lot of its mangroves due to reclamation, encroachment, and garbage dumping, among other causes. The International Union for […]
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By Sunil Agarwal and Shruti Agarwal
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Voicing concerns at an exhibition – Breathless: An Artistic Call To India’s Air Pollution Crisis at the Bombay Art Society, citizens discussed their worries over the deterioration of air quality
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By Siya Bhatia
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A protest took place in the middle of Cannaught Place on 24th January 2020 where various students from across Delhi-NCR missed their schools and colleges to raise their voices against air pollution and demands for clean air. Students and environment activists collected over 200 signatures to build a consensus and demand a commitment from political […]
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City Sessions is a collaboration of a live show between Twitter India and Let Me breathe, where decision makers, experts and citizens come together to find short term and long term solutions to city level climate change, air pollution and other environment issues collectively.
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As the National Capital, Delhi must set an example for the country, not lag behind with poor air quality and weak environmental policies, says the manifesto
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By Siya Bhatia
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Mumbai has lost about a lot of its mangroves due to reclamation, encroachment, and garbage dumping, among other causes. Last week, the Bombay high court allowed state agencies to cut over 500 mangrove trees for infrastructure projects that were in the “public interest”. The projects include an elevated corridor linking Airoli bridge to Thane-Belapur Road, […]
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By LMB Staff
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Do you want to act against pollution, but don’t know where to start? Are you tired of listening to excuses and want to act? Are you fighting to make the earth a better place?  Are you struggling to reach out to policymakers, environmentalists and citizens?  The answer is Twitter. And we are here to help! […]
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As the pollution levels rise in Chennai, a Press Conference has been organised “Air Pollution Chokes Chennai – Doctors For Clean Air Urge City’s Inclusion in National Clean Air Programme” on 09 November at 3 p.m. at Chennai Press Club, Chepauk. The conference has been organized by the Healthy Energy Initiative – India and Doctors […]
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1500 people gathered at Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate to raise their voice against the severe air pollution in Delhi
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Air pollution levels in India’s capital city continue to rise forcing schools to shut down through mid-week and keeping residents indoors, as the nation grapples for solutions. The air quality index, or AQI, reached as high as 858 in some areas in New Delhi at 6.30 am on Monday after breaching 1,000 over the weekend, […]
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By LMB Staff