During the Youth-20 (Y20) consultation meet on climate change under India’s G20 presidency, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha proudly announced that Jammu and Kashmir government has planted more than 15 million trees in the previous financial year, exemplifying the region’s intellectual prowess and environmental responsibility.
With the green cover now grown to 55%, the LG emphasized the importance of collective action in promoting sustainable development and protecting the climate. His words were a poignant call to arms, reminding us that the fight against climate change is not just crucial for younger generations but for everyone in the world.
The challenges of the next 25 years are clear: protect the climate and promote sustainable development. Speaking at the Youth-20 (Y20) consultation meet on climate change, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha emphasized the importance of collective action and nurturing the earth that sustains life. His words rang particularly true with young people, who heeded the call in every climate challenge, now a top priority for India’s youth. Sinha expressed confidence in the young generation’s ability to provide innovative ideas, actions, and policies that preserve natural resources and promote environmental and healthcare policies. Calling the sound of nature the best music ever produced, he reminded us that we each have an important role to play in preserving our planet for generations to come.