What’s So Special About 14 December?

World Energy Conservation Day

World Energy Conservation Day is celebrated on 14th December globally to highlight the importance of energy consumption and its use in our day-to-day life, its scarcity, and its impact on the sustainability of global ecosystems. It focuses our concentration on significant issues facing the future of mankind with respect to energy. This Day serves to spell a sense of urgency on the issues involved.

It is a day for building up awareness regarding

– Need for energy conservation,
– Energy efficiency
– Frugality in energy use.

Energy use is a major source of global warming, which has the potential of making the earth uninhabitable. As we all aware of the threatening fact that reserves of all conventional forms of energy are fast depleting. Every day the human population across the world uses energy for leading a civilized life. These resources are critical input of human development which comprises providing adequate food, shelter, clothing, water, sanitation, medication, schooling, transportation, industrial applications, access to information, etc. In short, energy affects all facets of activities related to everyday and modern life. Per capita, energy consumption is often considered an important indicator of development. As people and nation’s progress, consumption of energy will increase.

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