Patiala : If the world failed to take corrective measures to tackle climate change, the Asian countries will be the biggest sufferer, this was stated here today by noted Agricultural Scientist Prof Manjit Singh Kang.
Delivering a Key Note address during one day national conference on environmental sustaibility and social dynamics ogranised by The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Kang, former Vice Chancellor of PAU, highlighted various aspects of the environment degradation and its impact.
"The studies shows that in next three decades, if we fails to take corrective measures, climate change will lead Climate Poverty and ultimately cause maximum migration in world over.”, he said while adding developed and most populated countries are facing the threat from climate change as it would adversely affect agricultural production which will have cascading effect on economics, food security, Health, social and other political powers. He vowed the public to create awareness about environment as it is set to affect everyone.
In his address, University Grants Commission Secretary Dr. Jaspal S Sandhu vowed the participants to switch the greener and renewable energy. He expressed that the people have themselves ruined the natural environment around in race of development and act very irresponsibly when it comes to the nature and its components.
"We are duty bound to leave this earth planet greener and safe for humankind for our younger generations. So everyone should put all needed efforts to work in cutting greenhouse gases emission”. HE said that UGC has made it mandatory to teach environment topics in all under graduate subjects to spread awareness about this challenge which is posing a danger to humankind.
In his presidential remarks Prof Paramjit S Jaswal, Vice Chancellor of RGNUL, emphasized that need to sensitize public and every individual should participate to tackle the degradation of environment.