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UN official calls on millennials for protection of the environment

UN official calls on millennials for protection of the environment

UN official calls millennials to protect environments
Syed Qamar Hasan

By Syed Qamar Hasan

Yesterday, a high-ranking official of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UFCC) stated that he was optimistic that India will be able reduce its carbon emissions, contributing to reducing greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere.

Syed Ovais Sarmad (Deputy Executive Secretary UFCCC) was on a private visit to Bonn and addressed students from the Hyderabad Institute Excellence, HIE, at a seminar. The Climate Change Process of United Nations was held on its sprawling campus at Vikarabad. He simplified the complicated terminology used in climate control campaigns like fossil, nonfossil fuel, and renewable and nonrenewable energy effects to a simple narration to help students understand that rising temperatures and related calamities are caused by humans using excessive oil and petroleum, gases, and coal to power gadgets and equipment. This is what is known as fossil fuels. He explained that if renewable energy sources like water, wind sunlight, and Geothermal energy ( energy extracted from the earth’s crust) are used, it will greatly help reduce the emission of carbon dioxide in the air and reduce global warming.

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The HEI runs a series of seminars on socio-economic-cultural issues by scholars, professionals, and experts on issues related to current affairs and career-building of students every Thursday, under the moniker The Thursday Table, introduced by its recently appointed principal Mrs. Parbhavati.


Ovais Sarmad, the son of the soil, hails from a distinguished Hyderabadi family. He also gave students a briefing on his career graph and explained how the organization works. He encouraged them not to be afraid to dream big, to strive hard and be ambitious. ”As future citizens of India and the world, you have the responsibility of playing a constructive role in fighting global warming and protecting the environment from the hazards of global warming” he told the CBSC students. M. Ovais cited Greta Thunberg’s example as a Swedish teenager who was a climate activist and said that millennials should support governments and other organizations working to control global warming.

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Later, he was given a tour through the HEI campus that stretches over 100 acres of lush greenery at the foot of the Anantagiri Mountains. The campus, perhaps one of the youngest in the state came into existence in 2013 at the instance and interest of Hyderabad’s well-known philanthropist Ghiyasuddin Babu Khan, who is keenly interested in providing the best of education and educational facilities to the youth of the country, has facilities ranging from traditional field sports to the exclusive aquatic and the equestrian.

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