Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, launches “Wood is Good” campaign
Dr Harsh Vardhan, the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, has launched the “Wood is Good” campaign at conference on “Sustainable Landscapes & Forest Ecosystems: Theory to Practice” in New Delhi on September 12, 2017. Wood is a climate-friendly material, as it is a renewable resource, having zero carbon footprints.
The conference has organized to deliberate and come out with out-of-the-box ideas and solutions on increasing the forest cover much beyond the stipulated 33 per cent. The union ministery advocated the balancing of environmental and developmental concerns and also urged the gathering of scientists and foresters to devise a solution to the problem of weeds.
Topics: Carbon footprint • Climate change • Climate forcing agents • Forester • Greenhouse gas emissions • Landscape architecture • Low-carbon economy • Natural environment • Nature • Sustainable design • Sustainable gardening