• Air
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    Air

    In May 2012 WHO confirmed that 7 million deaths were caused by air pollution. It also showed that most of the Indian cities are death traps because of very high air pollution levels.

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  • Energy
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    Energy

    We are now using fuels that were made more than 300 million years ago that are being depleted slowly but steadily. India has oil reserves at present production levels only for 19 years, gas for 28 years more.

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  • Food
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    Food

    India ranks 55th out of 76 countries in the 2014 Global Hunger Index. I0.7 per cent of the country’s children are underweight. At the same time, childhood obesity is also alarmingly on the rise in India.

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  • Land
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    Land

    A huge portion of India’s total land area of 25 million hectares is seriously degraded. At the same time, over 1,50,000 metric tonnes (MT) of insecticides is being pumped into our food and land each year.

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  • Water
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    Water

    The per capita availability of water has plummeted from 5,000 cubic meters per annum in 1955 to less than 2,000 cubic metres today. Wores, more than 40 per cent of India’s farmers still depend on the vagaries of monsoon to sustain their livelihoods.

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  • Waste
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    Waste

    India produced 127 million kg of municipal solid waste per day in 2011-12. Further, The World Bank estimates that solid waste generation in India will rise by 243 per cent from 2012 to 2025.

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