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Finding solution to Climate Change

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By EMN Updated: Oct 13, 2019 9:20 pm
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Members of Earth Friendly Generation (EFG) and Vishwa Yuvak Kendra along with the participants during a state-level training on “Climate Change and Global Warming” in Chiephobozou town.

Dimapur, Oct. 13 (EMN): A two-day state-level training programme on “Climate Change and Global Warming” was organised by Earth Friendly Generation (EFG), Nagaland, and Vishwa Yuvak Kendra, New Delhi, on October 10 and 11 in the conference hall of Northern Angami Youth Organisation (NAYO), Chiephobozou town in Kohima district with Akangmeren Imchen, Scientist ‘B’ from Nagaland Pollution Control Board, as the special guest.
Addressing the participants, Akangmeren Imchen spoke on pollution scenario in Nagaland and made a presentation on various kind of pollutions creating problem in the state. He has attributed rampant dumping of wastes for occurrence of landslides in the state and burning of wastes for pollution.

He encouraged the participants to give more importance on eco-friendly products rather than use of market products which are harmful for the environment and health, an update from Earth Friendly Generation stated on Sunday. He also encouraged the participants to never forget their roots and continue with their hard work to create a peaceful environment.

Besides, he emphasised on the single-use plastic which has become the biggest and common threat to aquatic life and requested the trainee to find an alternative solution. He concluded his speech by emphasising on the need of better environment for survival.

Also speaking on the occasion, Vineizo Tsiirho, general secretary of Chiephobozou town council, stressed on ozone depletion which is at high risk for all living being. He has suggested on the need to worked together and not regret of the mistake in near future.

EFG director, Keduolhoukho Chadi, in his welcome note, requested all the participants to support the global move to fight against the Climate Change and Global Warming. He emphasised on the purpose of EFG and its initiative towards preserving the environment in the state thereby setting an new trends to work on eco-friendly products such as traditional ways of using leaf plates, leaf cups, leaf bowls etc. He urged every individual to take a step forward and make the future a better place to live.

Rajeev Nirmal, programme officer from Vishwa Yuvak Kendra (VYK), stated that the state-level training programme was to create awareness among the people in the state. He made a comparison between Nagaland and Delhi in terms of air pollution and said people living in the city faced a problem of getting quality air.

Impressed with the active participation of different stakeholders to fight against the Climate Change and Global Warming, Nirmal stated that he was motivated to be more active in working for better environment.

During the two-day state-level training programme, Dzüvichüü Chadi and Avinuo Ziephrü from Naga Hub Centre took a session on how to make plate, cup, and bowl using banana leaf. Besides, Ongalo and Wawe from The Coming Generation (TCG) also gave training on paper-bags making to the participants.

A total of 121 participants from government departments, NGOs, CBOs, and SHGs attended the training programme.

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By EMN Updated: Oct 13, 2019 9:20:34 pm