New Delhi: Science Express Climate Action Special (SECAS II) will be flagged off today from Safdarjung Railway station in Delhi. The train will be open for public viewing at Delhi Cantonment Railway Station tomorrow and the day after. The train will later embark upon its journey across the country. The SECAS II will run till 8th September and culminate its journey at Gandhinagar.
During its journey, the Science Express will cover over 19,000 kilometres, and will be exhibited at 68 stations across 20 states. SECAS will roll into Tripura for the first time. Science Express, redesigned as SECAS, intends to contribute towards increasing understanding of the science of climate change, the observed and anticipated impacts, and different possible responses.
The exhibition will convey a message about Climate Change and will also be a good opportunity to generate a dialogue and discussion. It aims to create awareness among various sections of society, as to how climate change can be combated through mitigation and adaptation.