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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY – Answer Writing Challenge

Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims - 2020)?

1) “A global analysis on how nations fare in environment performance, generated by researchers at Yale University in 2014, has ranked India 155 among 178 nations and labeled the country’s air quality among the worst in the world”. In the light of this statement assess the performance of Indian government and suggest measures to overcome the same? (200 Words)

http://www.downtoearth.org.in/content/lessons-delhi-could-learn-beijing-clean-its-air-act

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/on-campus/air-apocalypse/article5620507.ece

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/india-has-the-most-toxic-air-study/article2837739.ece

2)  “Agro-forestry has the potential to achieve sustainability in agriculture while optimizing its productivity and mitigating climate change impact”. Critically comment. (200 Words)

http://www.downtoearth.org.in/content/india-becomes-first-country-adopt-agroforestry-policy

http://www.carbon2markets.org/content.cfm?ID=26

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/agroforestry-needs-more-investment-pranab/article5673509.ece

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877343513001255