Panchayats and Climate Change

Think local climate action, think Meenangadi #GS-02 Governance, #GS-03 Climate Change For Prelims ‘Panchamrit’ resolution: Five Nectar Elements (Panchamrit): India has presented the following five nectar elements (Panchamrit) of India’s climate action: Reach 500 GW Non-fossil energy capacity by 2030. 50 per cent of its […]

Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism #GS-02 International Relations, #GS-03 Climate Change For Prelims: Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism: Carbon border adjustments, also referred to as “carbon border adjustment mechanisms” (CBAM), are an emerging set of trade policy tools that aim to prevent carbon-intensive economic activity from moving […]

India’s net zero plan

India’s net zero plan #GS-03 Environment, Science and Technology For Prelims: What is Carbon Neutrality: Carbon neutrality is a state of net-zero carbon dioxide emissions. This however does not mean that a country does not emit carbon dioxide, it just means that the amount of […]

Climate Change Part 3

Climate Change Part 3 How to mitigate climate change Climate change can be mitigated by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and by enhancing sinks that absorb greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. This requires far-reaching, systemic changes on an unprecedented scale in energy, land, cities, transport, buildings, […]

Climate Change Part 2

Climate Change Part 2 Impact of Climate Change Climate change can affect our health, ability to grow food, housing, safety and work. Some of us are already more vulnerable to climate impacts, such as people living in small island nations and other developing countries. Conditions […]

Climate Change Part 1

Climate Change Part 1 Climate change refers to long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns. These shifts may be natural, such as through variations in the solar cycle. But since the 1800s, human activities have been the main driver of climate change, primarily due to […]

Vanuatu’s plea on Climate Change

Vanuatu’s big plea does little to arrest climate change #GS-03 Environment and Ecology, #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims: About Vanuatu: Vanuatu officially the Republic of Vanuatu is an island country located in the South Pacific Ocean which is volcanic in origin. The Republic of Vanuatu […]