Day February 22, 2021

One liners 22nd February

• According to Greenpeace Southeast Asia (an NGO) analysis of economic losses caused by air pollution, PM 2.5 air pollution will cause about 54,000 lives in Delhi by 2020. PM 2.5 refers to fine particles with a diameter of less…

Population versus Planet Conference

• Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare participated in WION and Zee Media’s ‘Population versus Planet’ Conference which is a part of its year-long campaign called ‘Mission Sustainability: Population Vs Planet’. Key highlights: • World population has witnessed an…

Carbon Watch

• Chandigarh became the first state or Union Territory in India to launch Carbon Watch, a mobile application to assess the carbon footprint of an individual. About: • Although the app Carbon Watch can be accessed by everyone, it has…