The environment has already been adversely affected by the global climate change. Plants and animal ranges are shifted, glaciers have shrunk and early flowering of trees, all are the impacts of global climate change on the environment. Global warming occurs when carbon dioxide and greenhouse gases along with other air pollutants collect in the atmosphere and absorb sunlight and solar radiation that were reflected back from the earth’s surface. Whereas Albedo is the amount of solar radiation that is reflected by some surface, and is often expressed as a percentage or a decimal value.
India is a land of festivals. It is the only country in the world where ancient traditions and cultures still exist. Most of the festivals have close relation with the nature. Chhath pooja is one among them. It is celebrated a week after Diwali. It is basically a riverside ritual in which Sun or Surya is worshipped due to which it is also known as Surya sashthi.