Urban Forestry Project Launched

Urban Forestry Project Launched

A joint project of TERRE, MOEFCC of India, Tata Motors and Pune citizen.  ‘THE BEST TIME TO PLANT A TREE WAS 20 YEARS AGO. THE NEXT BEST TIME IS TODAY.’ And if such plantation is done in the middle of urban center like growing city of Pune, this Chinese proverb inspires to act. TERRE policy centre did just that. It launched Urban Forestry Programme by undertaking tree plantation programme on the occasion of World Environment Day of 2015. In association with Ministry of Environment, Forest, Climate Change (MOEFCC) of India and TATA Motors , TERRE on World Environment Day planted 4000 trees at SmritiVan ( A Forest of Memories) located at the helmet in the heart of city of Pune. Hon’ble Minister Prakash Javadekar, launched the project by planting a tree in presence of thousands of enthusiastic urbanites. For the first time in the history, according to UN report, half of the world...
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Paris Climate Meeting: Enforcing the Change or Making it way of life?

Paris Climate Meeting: Enforcing the Change or Making it way of life?

What does it take to make us change our ways with regard to climate change? The last major climate change summit in Copenhagen in 2009 ended in failure, with few consequences for those present. But temperatures are rising and extreme weather patterns have got worse. When does it become politically worth it to enforce change? And when it does it also start making good business sense? Watch debate on French TV " France24" in two parts The part one link is : http://medias.france24.com/en/vod/2015/05/20/ANGL150520-1910-Live_CS.mp4 The part two link is : http://medias.france24.com/en/vod/2015/05/20/ANGL150520-1932-Live_CS.mp4       ...
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