The M. Com Department of Guwahati Commerce College organized a Talk on 'Environmental Challenges of Our Times' yesterday to mark the ongoing Silver Jubilee Year of the institution. The welcome address was delivered by the Principal Dr. Homeswar Kalita, followed by brief talks by ex Principal Prof Umesh Ch. Sharma, the Coordinator, M.Com dept. and the Vice-Principal of the college. The Forest Man of India Padmashri Jadav Payeng inaugurated the talk with with an exhortation to embrace environment friendly lifestyles. The audio-visual presentation by Climate Reality Leader Rituraj Phukan on the 'Climate Crisis & It's Solutions' enlightened the audiences on the various impacts of climate change with special reference to the polar regions and new technologies for mitigation and adaption. It was followed by an interaction with the students and faculty who wanted to learn more about the Paris Agreement and biodiversity impacts of climate change. Earlier, several saplings were planted at the newly developed 'Green Belt' within the college campus.