[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 19 January 2023

InstaLinks :  help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions in your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

The union budget has outlined our commitment to a net-zero future but a roadmap for seamless energy transition without compromising our energy security is the need of the hour. Discuss. (250 words)

Topic: Government Budgeting. 5. The union budget has outlined our commitment to a net-zero future but a roadmap for seamless energy transition without compromising our energy security is the need of the hour. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint   Why the question: Two-and-a-half months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced India’s …

Discuss the ways in which India can achieve its ambitious targets of net zero emissions by 2070.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 6. Discuss the ways in which India can achieve its ambitious targets of net zero emissions by 2070. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy. Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 3 and mentioned …

Insights into Editorial: Sense on net zero: India will do well to keep the focus on historical responsibility

    Context: The COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference, hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, will take place from 31 October to 12 November 2021 in the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, UK. Against the backdrop of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change sounding a “code red” on climate change, India …

Why ‘net zero’ carbon targets may not be enough to tackle climate change? 

GS Paper 3   Topics Covered: Conservation related issues.  Context:  Independent charitable organisation Oxfam has said that ‘net zero’ carbon targets that many countries have announced may be a “dangerous distraction” from the priority of cutting carbon emissions.    Why so?  The report says that if the challenge of change is tackled only by way of …

Net Zero Producers’ Forum

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Net Zero Producers’ Forum: Context: Qatar, the US, Saudi Arabia, Canada and Norway have come together to form a cooperative forum that will develop pragmatic net zero emission strategies. These countries are collectively responsible for 40% of global oil and gas production. Roles and functions of the Net Zero Producers’ Forum: …