2022 (JANUARY-FEBRUARY) CLIMATE REALITY INDIA NEWSLETTER
Our newsletter will provide updates from our programs, our fellow Climate Reality Leaders who are making difference and how each one of us can act to solve the crisis. And, we would love to know your story and act of leadership, because every action does matter.
TCPF SIGNS AN MOU WITH MIT WORLD PEACE UNIVERSITY, PUNE
n 14th February 2022, the Climate Project Foundation signed an MoU with the School of Management (PG), MIT World Peace University (WPU). MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU) is a centre for scientific, educational, technological & spiritual development for the youth.
The objective of the MoU is to collaborate for research internships, projects, and extensive workshops/ seminars/ events related to climate and sustainability. Together, there will be working towards resolving the problems of Climate Change through education, awareness sessions, training and researching on the impacts and solutions; promoting low carbon strategy for growth and development; and also transforming the institution’s conventional space into green campus.
School of Management – PG, has an established Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability, which aims to bring sustainable practices into impactful actions to enhance research contribution in this domain that will also add strategic value to TCPF’s vision of curb climate chaos. With these plans imbibed in the heart, TCPF concluded its Valentine’s Day, expressing its immense love and respect for Earth.
WORLD WETLANDS DAY
he Climate Reality Project Foundation celebrated the World Wetlands Day 2022, with a focus on Action for People and Nature. Pioneered by Elsie Gabriel, National Coordinator- Oceans for The TCPF India, and Bhavesh Swami, Lead – Clean Energy, the Climate Reality India, the webinar turned out to be an intensive and insightful event.
The webinar was joined by domain experts, Jignesh M. Gohil, VP – Prakruti Nature Club, Kodinar; Laxmikant Deshpande, Sr. Manager – Wetland Management Deptt., Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co. Ltd.; Dr. Krishna Ray, Asstt. Professor, West Bengal State University; Dr. E. Bharucha, Director – Bharti Vidyapeeth, Pune; and Sumit Arora, Associate Director – Centre for Wildlife Studies.
To commemorate the World Wetlands Day, TCPF also collaborated with APSWDP and Chitkara University for a webinar. Around 200 people attended the same.
YOUTH FOR EARTH
We’re back with a brand-new edition of Youth For Earth. Its 2022, we have changed our lenses for envisioning the sustainable future as we realized that youth can become the game-changer for the plight we all are in. And, there’s no better way of looking forward in to the future without having the future gens with us. With new hopes and zeal, we launched Youth For Earth 2022 this February.
We have placed new and exciting themes for the teams to participate. There is no upper limit for team size. Impact assessments and objectivity are part of core focus areas, this time even more. What’s more? We have opened the registrations for the youth of Bhutan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh too, in addition to India. These are where have we changed our lenses. To know more, click here.
We urge all the readers to help spread the word so we can optimize on the action-oriented mitigation of climate crisis because together we can.
SEMINAR ON ROLE OF YOUTH IN CLIMATE CHANGE AS FUTURE LEADERS
Bhavesh Swami, Lead – Clean Energy, the Climate Reality India was invited as a speaker for this seminar which was jointly organized by U.S Consulate General, Hyderabad; Bala Vikasa and The Climate Project Foundation.