Act Now – Stamps of Azerbaijan 2020.
Act Now is a United Nations Campaign for Individual action on Climate Change and sustainability. It also aims to accelerate implementation of Paris Agreement.
Azerbaijan has issued a Miniature sheet with 10 Stamps on the theme Act Now Environmental Awareness Campaign on 08 Sep 2020. The print run is 10,000. The value of MS is 4.50 Manat.
Current Lifestyles are unsustainable . Resource extraction has more than tripled since 1970 including a 45% increase in Fossil Fuel use. The extraction and Processing of Materials, Food , Fuels contribute half of total global greenhouse gas emissions and over 90% bio diversity loss and water stress.
HERE’S WHERE EVERYONE OF US CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
WATER ENERGY TRANSPORT FOOD FASHION WASTE
Water is a precious resource: LESS THAN 3% OF WORLD’S WATER IS FRESH OR DRINKABLE of which 2.5% is frozen in the Antarctica, Arctic and glaciers. And HUMANS are misusing and polluting water faster than nature can recycle and purify water in rivers and lakes.
Using water smartly is the answer to Safe Water
You can save water by taking shorter showers, turning off the tap when brushing your teeth, installing a low-flow toilet, and many other ways. With one shower of 10 minutes a person consumes 100,000 glasses of Drinking water every year. Water scarcity affects 4 Billion people and Agriculture at 69% is biggest consumer
Transport – Fossil Fuel run transport contributes maximum to Green House Gas emissions and CO2. The Vehicle fleet on road likely to triple by 2050. By shifting to Electric-Hybrid versions just 60% can save 60 Billion tons of CO2 between now and 2050. Cycle where you can.