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India Planted 66 million Trees 12 hours break World Record | G20 Summit Paris Agreement

India planted 66 million Trees

India planted 66 million Trees - 1.5million volunteers were participated in the plantation Campaign on Sunday 2 July, 2016; saplings were placed along the Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh government was organized Campaign under the Paris Agreement in accordance with the country’s climate change ambition. Both children and elders had planted 66.3 million saplings in 12 hours to create a world Guinness record. The volunteers planted more than 20 different species of trees. In 2016, Uttar Pradesh planted 49.3 million saplings in one day to set a world record. Uttar Pradesh broke the previous world record of 850,000 trees set by Pakistan in 2013. Under the Paris agreement many nations are improving the renewable energies, planting trees and cutting carbon emissions. The nations which are signatories to the agreement spent $6 billion for increasing forest area by 12% land before 2030.

India planted 66 million Trees:

The G20 was created in 1999, comprising of 19 countries viz., Australia, Canada, France, China, India, Germany, Indonesia, South Korea, United Kingdom, United States, Turkey, South Africa, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Arabia, Italy, Saudi and the European Union. G20 countries commit to the mission of adapting and addressing to climate change and play a pivotal role in meeting to the G20 Paris agreement to prevent an increase in global average temperature and keep it well below 2 degree C. All people participated in the plantation such as students, employees, business persons, old citizens etc.

How To Reduce Global Warming?

Burning fossil fuels such as oil, gasoline, coal and natural gas increase the level of carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide is the major thing to the global warming. Some simple things can help to reduce global warming.

  1. Recycle The Waste Products:

Several things used every day in our home like home appliances can contribute to global warming. Recycle the waste products like papers, glass, plastic and aluminum cans. Recycling process can reduce global warming.

  1. Electric Bulb:

Use LED (Light Emitting Diode) bulbs in our home. LED is better than CFL (Compact Fluorescent light. We can save money and also reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  1. Use Switch “Off” :

Turn off the lights, televisions and computers when you are not using them. You can reduce electricity bill and also reduce global warming.

India planted 66 million Trees

  1. Avoid Vehicle Transportation:

Choose walking and biking which are great forms of exercise. It leads to less pollution, less money spent on fuel and also reduces global warming.

  1. Plant A Tree:

Trees absorb carbon dioxide and gives oxygen. A single tree will absorb one ton of carbon dioxide during its life time.

  1. Use Less Hot Water:

Buy low flow shower heads to save hot water. Set water heater at 120 degrees to save energy and reduce electricity bill.

India planted 66 million Trees

India Planted 66 million trees

What Are The Advantages Of Planting Trees?

Trees help to remove harmful chemicals in soil and also help to reduce global warming.  The main advantages of planting trees is

  • Planting trees for the environment is good as they are biodegradable, recyclable and renewable.
  • If we plant 20 million trees, trees produce 260 million tons of oxygen.
  • Planting trees means more paper and wood which can be easily recycled.
  • Planting trees around the buildings, no need to use air conditioners we can reduce global warming and also reduce amount of electricity bill.
  • Trees absorb sound and reduce noise pollution. Trees can reduce noise pollution up to 10 decibels.
  • Wildlife use trees for food, shelter and mating. By protecting trees, we also protect animals they take shelter in.

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