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It is the responsibility of government to ensure that environmentally freindly policies are adopted. to whatb extent do you agree?

Asked by maria, 19 Feb '09 03:25 am
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Definitely . The government has not only to ensure adoption but also enforce environmentally friendly policies. They alone are capable of making a difference . Individuals cannot . Here is a beginner's list :
1. Dustbins in all public places should have two compartments - one for recyclable garbage - plastic , glass , metal , papers , etc and the second for biodegradeable garbage - food items , leftovers , etc.
2. In view of the rapid extention of concrete jungle everywhere , water harvesting in the concrete jungle is an absolute emergency . Otherwise all metros of INDIA will see Water Wars in the near future. Water recycling , conservation of water and proper price of water should be top of the agenda .
3. Population control and awareness of problems created with excessive population need to be highlighted on a daily basis. Birth control methods need to be made a part of secondary education curriculum .
4. Inefficient processess need to be taxed heavily and or banned - examples - ...more
Answered by Sunil Dodeja, 19 Feb '09 01:30 pm

 
  
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Before commenting on this, let us first see, how much environment friendly actions are possible in India in the background of paucity of funds and urgency to get new investments. When everyday the population is swelling, the first priority is on providing employment. The investors then call the shots and the government has to swallow sometimes the bitter pills. Secondly, the development projects invariably causes some harm to natural environmental conditions. The huge number of poor people in their desperate bid to survive cause harm to the forests. But the opportunist middle class, mill owners, restaurateurs in order to curtail expenses and to see more profits make their own garbage a public liability. These people can be disciplined by harsh steps. But a Medha Patkar type environment consciousness and the subsequent activities are meant to deliberately stop the forward movements of wheels of development of the nation. While judging Governmental actions, the whole range of perspecti ...more
Answered by soumyen sarkar, 19 Feb '09 06:02 am

 
  
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Full extent..!! but those who run the government are too busy filling their pockets.. they don;t have time for alll this.... useless things.. (useless for them)
Answered by khalid ishaque, 19 Feb '09 03:59 am

 
  
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