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Assess social and ecological impacts of mega renewable energy projects in India.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.

6. Assess social and ecological impacts of mega renewable energy projects in India. (250 words)

Reference:  Indian Express

Why the question:

The article highlights the importance of leadership role that India must assume so as to address the climate crisis facing the world.

Key Demand of the question:

One is expected to account for social and ecological impacts of mega renewable energy projects in India.

Directive:

Assess – When asked to ‘Assess, we must look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should assess why these facts and issues are important and their implications.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start with fault lines in our policy on climate crises.

Body:

The answer body must have the following aspects covered:

Discuss first what are the social impacts of renewable energy? – Social aspects are the basic considerations for the development of any country. The following social benefits can be achieved by renewable energy systems: local employment, better health, job opportunities, and consumer choice.

Then discuss the ecological impact of the renewable energy projects.

Highlight the positive impact with some examples and also discuss the concerns associated.

Suggest solutions.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward.