Sep 16, 2022
It's time to brush up your UPSC Current Affairs knowledge with our daily dose of Current Affairs. In today's edition, we will talk about the Features of India's 2022 updated NDC for UNFCCC.
Its relevance to the UPSC CSE syllabus is listed below:
For Prelims: Nationally determined contribution (NDC), National Action Plan on Climate Change, Emissions intensity, etc.
For Mains: India’s policy to tackle Climate Change Issue, Nationally determined contribution (NDC), etc.
Probable Question: Trace the evolution of India’s efforts towards addressing climate Change.
In 2022, India updated its nationally determined contribution (NDC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
|The National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) of 2008 outlines a national strategy that aims to enable the country to adapt to climate change and enhance the ecological sustainability of India‘s development path.|
Also Read : Forests and Climate change
|Green Climate Fund (GCF): It is the world’s largest climate fund.Its mandate is to support developing countries raise and realise their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) ambitions towards low-emissions, climate-resilient pathways. |
Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI): It analyses and compares climate change mitigation efforts of countries.It assesses each country’s performance in four categories: GHG Emissions (40% of the overall ranking), Renewable Energy (20%), Energy Use (20%) and Climate Policy (20%).
India’s performance in the past: In 2022, India ranked 10th in the climate change performance index (CCPI) released by Germanwatch.
News source - The Hindu
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