India’s Strategy for Net Zero – Explained, pointwise

For 7PM Editorial Archives click HERE → Introduction India had announced the target to achieve Net Zero by 2070 at the COP26 (in 2021) at Glasgow. At the COP27 in Egypt, the Government has released it Long-Term Low-Carbon Development Strategy (LT-LEDS). All 195 signatory countries to the UN Climate Agreement are supposed to submit their long-term strategy document… Continue reading India’s Strategy for Net Zero – Explained, pointwise

Climate Finance: Meaning, Need and Challenges – Explained, pointwise

For 7PM Editorial Archives click HERE → Introduction At the opening of the COP27 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), former Vice President of the US and Environmentalist, Mr. Al Gore remarked that, “We are not doing enough“. He was referring to the renewed focus on exploitation of fossil fuels and the lack of… Continue reading Climate Finance: Meaning, Need and Challenges – Explained, pointwise

Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change – Explained, pointwise

For 7PM Editorial Archives click HERE → Introduction Climate change is the greatest global health threat facing the world in the 21st century. Lancet Countdown is an international, multidisciplinary collaboration, dedicated to monitoring the evolving health profile of climate change. It provides an independent assessment of the delivery of commitments made by governments worldwide under the Paris Agreement.… Continue reading Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change – Explained, pointwise

Impact of Climate Change on Monetary Policy – Explained, pointwise

For 7PM Editorial Archives click HERE → Introduction The devastating effects of climate change are becoming increasingly evident. The Monsoon rainfall is becoming increasingly erratic. There is wide variation in regional distribution of rainfall, the frequency of extreme rainfall events is rising followed by prolonged dry spells. This year, the regions of East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand… Continue reading Impact of Climate Change on Monetary Policy – Explained, pointwise

Managing Climate Change: A Strategy for India – Explained, pointwise

For 7PM Editorial Archives click HERE → Introduction Climate Change is a clear and present danger. The latest IPCC Assessment Report has warned that if nothing is done, global warming is likely to reach at least +2.8°C by the end of the century. Developing countries will be most seriously impacted by the impending disasters. Globally, there is a concerted… Continue reading Managing Climate Change: A Strategy for India – Explained, pointwise

[Answered] The wind speed in major Indian cities has been slowing down consistently and significantly over several decades. Highlight the reasons and implications of slowing winds in urban areas.

Introduction: Context of climate change with the Slowing wind. Body: Mention the Reasons of slowing winds in the urban areas also write the Implications of slowing winds Conclusion: Give a way forward The declining wind speed also referred to as global terrestrial stilling is a major cause of concern worldwide. It is one such phenomenon that poses high impacts… Continue reading [Answered] The wind speed in major Indian cities has been slowing down consistently and significantly over several decades. Highlight the reasons and implications of slowing winds in urban areas.

Earth is getting a ‘black box’ to hold humans accountable for climate change

What is the News? A steel structure is known as “Earth’s Black Box” will soon record rising temperature trends as well as other information related to climate change from a remote Australian island. Read more: Glasgow Climate Pact – Explained, pointwise What is the Earth Black Box? Earth Black Box is a steel structure that… Continue reading Earth is getting a ‘black box’ to hold humans accountable for climate change

Climate disasters displace more people than conflicts now

What is the News? The “World Migration Report 2022” has been published. More about the report: It is a biennial report published by the “International Organization for Migration” (IOM) of the UN. The report quoted the regular data collation by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC). The 2022 report on global migration focuses on migration… Continue reading Climate disasters displace more people than conflicts now

India’s electric vehicle push will lead to brighter, greener future

News: Decarbonisation of global economy, including India’s, entails decarbonisation of the transport sector. Moreover, it is in line with the India’s climate change commitments, will help boost manufacturing sector and also help ensure energy security. India supports the global “EV30@30” campaign, which aims for at least 30% of new vehicle sales to be electric by… Continue reading India’s electric vehicle push will lead to brighter, greener future

Shielding farm sector from climate change

News: Climatic anomalies affect agriculture directly. Hence, there is a need for effective strategy to protect agriculture from its ill effects. Changes in the intensity, frequency, and seasonality of climate patterns, extreme weather events, rainfall pattern and river flows etc. are likely to impact agriculture sector. How would climate change affect the farm sector? The… Continue reading Shielding farm sector from climate change