UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice – Insights SECURE: 13 June 2024

The Insights IAS Secure Initiative for UPSC Mains Answer Writing practice enables you to practice daily answer writing, enhancing your skills and boosting your scores with regular feedback, expert tips, and strategies. Let consistency be the hallmark of your preparation and utilize UPSC Mains Answer Writing practice initiative wisely   Click on EACH question to post/upload …

The debate over including heatwaves as a notified disaster under India’s Disaster Management Act, 2005, underscores the urgent need for formal recognition to improve preparedness and mitigate the growing impacts of extreme heat events. Examine.

Topic: Disaster and disaster management. 5. The debate over including heatwaves as a notified disaster under India’s Disaster Management Act, 2005, underscores the urgent need for formal recognition to improve preparedness and mitigate the growing impacts of extreme heat events. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India Why the …

UPSC EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Heatwave And The worker : 31 May 2024

Prelims: Current events of national importance(World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Heat wave, NDMA, Heat Action Plans (HAPs), climate action plans etc Mains GS Paper II: Conservation of Environment, Biodiversity and Environment(Environmental Pollution and pollutants and degradation)etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Delhi has reportedly breached the 50-degree Celsius mark Following the death of a 40-year-old laborer due to extreme …

Without action plans, India’s poorest will continue to bear brunt of heatwaves: study

GS Paper 1  Syllabus: Important Geophysical Phenomena   Source: TH  Context: A new report by the think-tank Centre for Policy Research on “How is India Adapting to Heatwaves?” indicates that the country is ill-prepared to face the heat.   Background: Landmark heatwaves (1998, 2002, 2010, 2015, 2022) have led to large death tolls and extensive …

Heatwaves in India

GS Paper 1 Syllabus: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, tsunamis, Volcanic activity, cyclones, etc.   Source: DTE  Context: A new report by the World Bank suggests India could soon become one of the first places in the world to experience heatwaves that break the human survivability limit. India has witnessed a concurrent increase in meteorological …

Insights into Editorial: Code red: On IPCC’s warning on climate points

    Context: The IPCC has issued arguably its strongest warning yet on impending catastrophe from unmitigated global warming caused by human activity, lending scientific credence to the argument that rising wildfires, heatwaves, extreme rainfall and floods witnessed in recent times are all strongly influenced by a changing climate.   About Intergovernmental Panel on Climate …