Building Climate Resilience

Building climate resilience collectively #GS-03 Infrastructure, Climate Change For Prelims Long-Term Low-Carbon Development Strategy (LT-LCDS): LT-LCDS is India’s long-term climate action plan unveiled at the 27th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCC (COP27), held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, in November. It has multi-sectoral measures […]

Energy Conservation Act 2001

Energy Conservation Act, 2001 #GS 03 Climate Change For Prelims Energy Conservation Act, 2001 The act empowers the Centre to specify norms and standards of energy efficiency for appliances, industrial equipment and buildings with a connected load over 100 kiloWatts (kW) or a contractual demand […]

Urbanisation and Climate Change

Climate talks as shortchanging international law #GS-03 Climate Change For Mains Developing Countries and Climate Change: There are three problems with the current negotiating process. First, citizens in developed countries are not even aware that two-thirds of their national emissions of carbon dioxide come from […]

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 […]