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3 Minutes of Hope the Earth needs

Optimism is better than despair  -Jack Layton

April, 22 each year is marked as earth's day. While June, 5 is World environment day. Here, are three videos celebrating positivity, and the action allied with movement, necessary on the climate front.

Enjoy!!!


1. From the '1million women' Facebook page; an all in one big and small steps we can all make to support the environment






2. Composting is the new deal. The browns and greens chucked together can replenish the soil and reduce food wastage. But, is there more we can add





    3. The Facebook page of the World Economic Forum based in Switzerland is a favorite of mine. With over 6 Million people subscribers, it provides a daily feed of progressive and informative content almost unrivaled. For the eco-conscious individual, this reuse of plastic by the Indian engineers sets the heart racing (and cars running smoothly)  




2015 Paris Climate Accord

On December 12, 2015, the world did something remarkable. Nearly 200 nations across the seven continents came to an accord. In Le Bourget, France, the event now known as the Paris agreement was birthed. From Kiribati to Kampala, there was a loud cheer for a collective victory. Even though it fell short of what some hoped, to address the climate question of our time, it nonetheless set a tone for engagement and positive action and an indication, business as usual, would not continue.


Key components of the Paris accord as contained in article 2 are;

to ensure global average temperature remains below 2.0 C(3.6F) above pre-industrial times and work towards more ambitious cuts of 1.5C(2.7F) above pre-industrial timesdeploy measures to live with the present effects of climate change while adapting mechanism and measures going forward that are eco-friendly, climate resilient and which does not sacrifice food sufficiencyprovide financial support to back the adoption of green technology and clim…