Uttar Pradesh Climate Change Conference – 2021

The Department of Forest, Environment and Climate Change, Uttar Pradesh organized a two-day conclave on the issue of climate change in Lucknow. Many non-government organizations working on environmental issues were also present.

The conclave was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and attended by various experts and officials. Shri Adityanath stressed the importance of transitioning to clean and renewable energy sources, afforestation and the significance of Uttar Pradesh in tackling climate change.

The HCL Foundation showcased its achievements and ongoing projects through a stall. Its flagship program ‘HCL Harit’ is dedicated to environmental issues. The HCL Harit initiative has taken forward novel initiatives such as the Miyawaki afforestation technique, water body conservation and rejuvenation and CO2 emission reduction targets.

Apart from this, Harit also works towards the improvement of coastal and marine habitats and fishing communities for a better ecosystem. HCL Harit is also working with students and communities on sensitizing activities through its environmental education program. The visitors acknowledged and appreciated these efforts.