Issues with the climate finance mechanisms

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Effect of Policies and Politics of Developed and Developing Countries on India’s Interests   Source: IE  Context: The industrialised countries have not walked the talk of financing the climate mitigation and adaptation efforts of the poorer countries.    Why does the burden lie on industrialised countries? Historical responsibility A bulk of …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 20 February 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 ina your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

What are the recent changes made to India’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) as part of its pledge to Paris Agreement? Discuss its impact on India’s climate goals.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. What are the recent changes made to India’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) as part of its pledge to Paris Agreement? Discuss its impact on India’s climate goals. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Down to Earth , The Hindu Why the question: The Union Cabinet, chaired …

WMO Global Annual to Decadal Climate Update:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Conservation related issues.   Context: The global annual to decadal climate update report was recently issued by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). The annual update harnesses the expertise of internationally acclaimed climate scientists and the best prediction systems from leading climate centres around the world to produce actionable information for …

Why India, Russia blocked move to take climate change to UNSC?

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Conservation and Pollution related issues.   Context: India and Russia have blocked a proposal that would have allowed the UN Security Council to deliberate on climate-related issues.   What’s the issue? The draft resolution, piloted by Ireland and Niger, sought to create a formal space in the Security Council for …