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6)  Increased incidence of heat waves across the world is a cause of concern for all countries especially India. Analyze. (250 words)

Topic –  Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact
assessment

6)  Increased incidence of heat waves across the world is a cause of concern for all countries especially India. Analyze. (250 words)

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Why this question

Episodes of Heat waves have increased dramatically in the wake of Climate change. India is no immune to the fact and faces more difficult challenges on account of various inherent socioeconomic factors which needs to be deliberated upon.

Directive word

Analyze-here we  have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts, and present them as a whole in a summary.

Key demand of the question.

The question wants us to probe deeper into the increasing episodes of heatwaves, briefly discuss the causes and discuss in detail what are the socioeconomic costs inflicted by heat waves, which make them a cause of worry for India.

Structure of the answer

Introduction-

write a few introductory lines about the  recent report highlighting the increased incidence of heat waves across the world including India.

Body-

  1. Briefly discuss the meaning of a heat wave and  reasons behind increased incidence of heat waves. E.g mention the IMD definition of heat wave; mention the increasing anthropogenic emissions and climate change as the reasons behind the phenomenon etc.
  2. Discuss the socioeconomic costs associated with heatwaves especially in case of India. E.g

Conclusion– based on your discussion, form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue.