Panaji, July 12: Science Express touches Western India with an aim to create awareness about the climate change and similar issues. Science Express Climate Action Special (SPECAS) is for three days at Madgaon, Goa. This exhibition train will be available for public viewing at Madgaon from 11 to 13 July 2017.
The IX Phase of the prestigious Science Express exhibition train which is on a nationwide tour since 17 February 2017 reached Madgaon in Goa on Tuesday. This phase of the train is being referred as ‘Science Express Climate Action Special (SECAS)’ highlighting the global challenge of climate change. The exhibition conveys a message about Climate Change and is also a good opportunity to generate dialogue and discussion.
The Science Express - climate change special train is provided with special coaches displaying energy conservation methods and best scientific techniques employed in the conservation of energy. The train will tour throughout the country spreading awareness about climate change and preventive measures. The train has entered into Limca Book of records six times.
The state-of-the-art exhibition on board the SECAS aims to create awareness among various sections of society as to how climate change can be combated through mitigation and adaptation. Some of the broad themes of the coaches include underlying reasons for climate change, with a key message that the present change in the climate is due to human activities, the impact of climate change and ways to reduce it, adaptation strategies and adaptation measures being taken by India among others.