India’s pursuit of its ambitious net zero targets is conditional upon many internal and external factors. Do you think India can achieve net zero emissions by 2070? Critically examine.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 3. India’s pursuit of its ambitious net zero targets is conditional upon many internal and external factors. Do you think India can achieve net zero emissions by 2070? Critically examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Business Standard Why the question: India’s economic development needs will …

Delivering Climate action: The road ahead for India after CoP 26

GS Paper 3: Topics covered: Environment   Context: The commitment of recent Glasgow Climate Pact to strengthen our commitment to combat climate change by restricting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels More on the news India and CoP-26: At CoP26, India pledged to become a ‘net zero’ carbon emitter by 2070, and …

Infrastructure for Resilient Island States

  Topics Covered:Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Context: This initiative has been launched by India for developing the infrastructure of small island nations vulnerable to climate change. The new initiative is the result of cooperation between India, the U.K. and Australia and included the participation of leaders of small island nations …

Given its inclusive development aspirations, can India’s ambitious plan of net zero emissions by 2070 and other pledges at COP-26 summit in Glasgow be achieved? Critically examine. (250 words)

Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. 5. Given its inclusive development aspirations, can India’s ambitious plan of net zero emissions by 2070 and other pledges at COP-26 summit in Glasgow be achieved? Critically examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: LiveMint Why the question: In a surprise move at COP26 in …

Insights into Editorial: Sense on net zero: India will do well to keep the focus on historical responsibility

    Context: The COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference, hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, will take place from 31 October to 12 November 2021 in the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, UK. Against the backdrop of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change sounding a “code red” on climate change, India …