Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.
5) Discuss the significance of global coalition for clean cooling that was recently adopted, also trace India’s efforts in this direction.(250 words)
Why this question:
The Global Cooling Coalition was launched recently at the first Global Conference on Synergies between the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement held at Copenhagen, Denmark.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must discuss the significance of global coalition of cooling along with India’s efforts in this direction.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Briefly discuss the idea of cooling.
The discussion should have the following points :
- Why is the concept of cooling gaining importance day by day?
- What are effects it has in efforts to tackle global climate change scenario.
- Discuss the Global Cooling Coalition – is supported by the UN, Climate and Clean Air Coalition, the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program and Sustainable Energy for All. The coalition includes environment ministers from Chile and Rwanda and foreign affairs from Denmark as well as heads of Danish engineering firms ENGIE and Danfoss and leaders from civil society, research and intergovernmental institutions.
- India’s efforts – national cooling action plan launched by the Union environment ministry.
- Way forward.
Conclude with way forward and assert the significance of such steps.