Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said that climate change is the most common challenge faced by the world today and the best way to face climate change is to be friendly with nature and live in harmony with it.
Addressing an event in New Delhi today, Mr Naidu said, as people brace themselves to cope with the challenges of climate change, everyone have to marshal all the intelligence, knowledge, science and understanding of nature to do that.
He said, shared mobility systems, electric vehicles, bicycles and connected vehicles are beginning to occupy center stage in the global mobility systems. Mr Naidu said, these are welcome changes and it will have an impact of reducing traffic congestion, cleaning up the air and reducing the need for parking space.
The Vice President said, the air quality has been a matter of concern and every winter many parts of the country face ambient air quality that is extremely poor. He said, it cannot be allowed to go on.
Mr Naidu said, there is need to systematically identify the sources of the problem and deal with them, otherwise it will adversely impact the health and well-being of city residents, especially the children.