Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment, Disaster and disaster management.
6. The growing global stalemate over the climate crisis offers India the chance to focus upon the State and sub-State levels on developing its climate change action. Comment. (250 words)
Reference: The Hindu
Why this question:
The article discusses in detail the prevailing climate crisis the world countries are facing and as to what should be India’s role in dealing with it by focusing upon State and Sub-State level planning and development.
Key demand of the question:
Discuss in detail the growing climate crisis in the world; explain what India should be doing to avoid the crisis in the coming future.
Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Explain with examples the ongoing climate crisis facing the world.
Discuss that the stalemate at the global level offers India the opportunity to focus earnestly on developing its climate change action at State and sub-State levels, where the environment and climate continue to be relegated to peripheral status.
Explain what will be the benefits of doing so – Attention to climate change offers co-benefits to India for development.
Elaborate upon the efforts being made by India.
Conclude with what should be the way forward for India and efforts in this direction.