April 22nd is celebrated as Earth Day across the globe the special day is focused on promoting cleanliness, living a healthy life and sustainable habitat for both humans and wildlife. As the world celebrates Earth Day politicans expressed their love and pledge their commitment to work towards the well-being of planet Earth.
Leading from the front is Prime Minister Narendra Modi who urged everyone to work towards a cleaner, healthier & more prosperous planet. Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu echoed with the Prime Minister's sentiments by preserving and replenishing earth's valuable resources." Taking to Twitter, Minister of Environment Prakash Javadekar urged everyone to shut greed and adopt a sustainable lifestyle." Let us have a look at some of their messages.
Mahatma Gandhi said "The world has enough for everyone's need, but not greed". PM @narendramodi brought "lifestyle" issue into the #ClimateChange discourse. On #EarthDay today let us pledge to shed greed and adopt sustainable lifestyle.#EarthDay2020pic.twitter.com/LpicqJ7Gzc— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) April 22, 2020
Since ancient times, we Indians have lived in peace and harmony with nature.— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) April 22, 2020
This #EarthDay, while we unite against COVID-19, let us also pledge to nurture our Mother Earth for a better & healthier tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/NO23zCNw26
Today is #EarthDay. Today think;— Parveen Kaswan, IFS (@ParveenKaswan) April 22, 2020
It was hottest decade on the record
Oceans are at highest recorded #temperatures
Sea is 26% more acidic than pre-industrial era
It touched 417 PPM CO2 for first time
Antarctica saw record-low ice several times last year
We are in a pandemic.
"Every breath of air we take, every mouthful of food we eat, depends upon a healthy natural world."— UN Development (@UNDP) April 22, 2020
As humanity faces the global #COVID19 pandemic, Sir. David Attenborough's appeal for nature is more relevant than ever on the 50th anniversary of #EarthDay.#NewDealForNaturepic.twitter.com/UpBg1QOYFd