The Indian Environmental Protection Act, 1986, states that the term ‘environment’ includes water, air and land and the inter-relationship which exists among and between water, air and land, and human beings, other living creatures, plants, micro-organisms and property. The word ‘inter-relationship’ plays a key role in our understanding of the environment.
Madhuvanthi Rajkumar, Researcher - Environment and Climate Action & Solid Waste Management
A report on the proceedings of the
National Conference on Air Pollution and Climate Change
January 31, 2023
Report prepared by
COP27 was a much-awaited climate summit as vulnerable developing countries and low-and middle-income countries were expecting definitive action to be taken in light of the growing visible impacts of climate change. Up until this year, COPs had a reputation of unkept promises and ambitions. But after the devastating impacts of climate change in the form of extreme weather events, the planet was awaiting real action by world leaders.
‘Pop culture’ otherwise known as popular culture refers to the mainstream cultural elements of people’s lives at a given point in time. It is often driven by the West and can include any popular and ‘in vogue’ music, fashion, art, television and movies, food habits, physical wellness and even relationships.