Topic:Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.
4) Discuss the key features of Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) also bring out the key findings’ of 2019 edition. (250 words)
Why this question:
The question is based on the theme of CCPI and the key findings of 2019 edition.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must discuss in detail the relevance of the report, features and its major highlights.
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:
The Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) is an instrument covering 58 countries and supposed to enhance transparency in international climate politics.
The 2019 edition of the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI)has been released which illustrates regional differences in climate protection and performance within the 56 evaluated countries and the EU.
No country performed well enough to reach the ranking ‘very good’ in this year’s index.
Explain that Its aim is to encourage political and social pressure on those countries which have, up to now, failed to take ambitious actions on climate protection as well as to highlight countries with best-practice climate policies.
Discuss the highlights and bring out the performance reported for India.
Conclude with significance of the findings.