Climate Change has categori-
cally stated that the
PEOPLE ARE slowly rising Himalayan glaciers will dry
to the environmental crisis. up by 2035.This will pose a .
Not just this, they are now challenge to over six million
actually getting down to . people living in the Indo-
doing something about it. Gangetic plain," says Kamal
This Earth Day (April 22), Meattle, TCPI Trustee.
The Climate Project India Meanwhile, schools, both
(TCPI) launched the private and government, are
Environment Sustainability "alsosetting up eco clubs to
Leadership Programme for educate the children about
teachers. The programme j the importance of maintain-
aimed to equip teachers with ~..". -.~I' w' .P'9>;..-...
. ing the ecological balance as
inspiring and comprehensive The launchof the environmentsustalnabilityprogramme. . also to make them aware
tools for teaching environ- about the dangers of global
mental subjects, especially in ing an animated and interac- would be spanning over warming. The latest to join
relation to climate change, tive presentation, created other schools of Delhi and the list is Noida's
began with the teachers of with the Centre for NCRto sensitise teachers, Millennium School.
Delhi's Sanskriti SchooL Environmental Research and and through them the stu- "This is just a beginning.
"Wegive teachers a solid Education that helps explain dents. Wewill soon initiate many
understanding of the science a complex topic in a simple Through inspired teachers more projects that will deep-
and impacts of climate and fun way to teachers, and they hope to create student en our students understand-
change and empower them to 150teachers have already leadership in tackling envi- ing about their environ-
take this message effectively been trained," says Gaurav ronmental issues, she adds. ment," says Principal Rita
into the classrooms. Wehave Gupta, TCPI Director. "The United Nations Kaul of Millennium School.
created several tools, includ- Soon the TCPI volunteers Framework Convention on rtankhaGPhlndustantimes.com
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