They planted 66 million trees in 12 hours

High in the list of polluting countries is India, but the people of the country take their measures and on Sunday they planted 66 million trees in half day! Last week, in the state of Madhya Pradesh, from 7am to 7pm, a huge number of volunteers planted 66 million trees, breaking the previous Guinness record held by Uttar Pradesh 49.3 million trees, in 24 hours).

The Prime Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, twitted that tree-planting “is an attempt under the Paris Climate Agreement. I am proud that the Land of Mantia Pradesh was one of the first to begin. ”

India is taking steps to change its image as a major polluter of the atmosphere, along with its emergence into a world power. According to IFLScience, the country’s government plans to spend $ 6.2 billion to increase the country’s forested area to 951 million square kilometers by 2030, as promised by India at the UN Climate Conference in Paris.

The relevant actions are from the local level to the highest political level. “Prime Minister Monti knows that climate change is an appropriate policy area. It makes sense for Monte, because he thinks climate change is a good field for both the economy and politics, “Harris Pun of the Observer Research Foundation reported recently in The Times of New York.