TS Singhdev supports the Global ‘Race to Zero’ Program; Aims to Neutralize Carbon Emission by 2050

Story Highlights
  • Chhattisgarh joins the force
  • China also joins the league challenging the US and EU
  • The 'Race to Zero' campaign aims to bring carbon emissions to zero

RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh health minister heads the implementation of new schemes for health. The Department of Health has acknowledged the UNFCCC’s global ‘Race to Zero’ campaign as a new target. Under this campaign, the countrymen are being worked out for a sick life by setting new targets.  The campaign aims to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Health Minister TS Singh Dev said,” climate change is one of the biggest crises facing our planet today. It is necessary to outline a plan to deal with the threat of harmful changes in the climate. It is the duty of the health department to show leadership in this area.”

Targets to reduce carbon emissions to zero

Chhattisgarh is the first state in India to set a plan contrary to the impacts of climate change in the health sector. The ‘Race to Zero’ campaign aims to bring carbon emissions to zero.

What is global ‘ race to zero ‘?

Carbon emissions and climate change are a major challenge worldwide. The prestigious United Nations has set a global campaign as an alternative to this challenge. Through this global campaign, it targets reduction in carbon emissions. This is a revolutionary initiative towards ensuring a better environment for new generations.

An initiative to combat the climate challenges

The campaign aims to prevent future crises from climate change, raising job opportunities. These campaigns are gathering support for zero carbon emissions from a combination of cities, regions, businesses, investors and universities.

Plan to build carbon neutral zone

A global discussion is scheduled to be led by COP 26 to consider zero emissions by 2050. In this, China announced its plans to build a carbon neutral zone by 2060, prompting the US and the European Union to signal their ambition to achieve the zero emissions target by 2050.

TS Singdev supports Global ‘Race to Zero’ Program

Health Minister TS Singhdev endorsed the UNFCCC’s global ‘Race to Zero’ programme, and set a target of achieving zero carbon emissions by 2050. The Chhattisgarh Health Department has been included in the top list by encouraging race to zero in the health sector.

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