Int’l day of action on climate change held

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JAMMU: The Department of Ecology, Environment & Remote Sensing, Jammu Wednesday organized a public awareness programme here at Environment Park, Raika to mark International Day of action on Climate Change.
The focus was on to promote awareness of the reality of climate change and encourage personal commitment to change. The locals & School Children residing nearby took part in the today’s function. Students took active part in Painting Competition & Debate Competition on the day.
On the occasion, Environmental Soil Conservationist, Department of Ecology, Environment & Remote Sensing, Jammu Saleem-Ul-Haq, educated the participants about goal of the day. He said goals set are to reduce the atmosphere carbon dioxide to 350 PPM from current level of 400 PPM, change perspectives – encourage individuals to think about what the world means to them and how they can show their appreciation by protecting and preserving the environment through a willingness to change destructive habits.