GS-III: Conservation Environmental Pollution Degradation
Water credits are a predetermined amount of water that is preserved or created that may be traded between water deficit and water surplus organisations within a sub-basin. It works in the same way as carbon credits. However, the primary distinction ..
According to a recent assessment by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), just 46% of the nation’s tyre pyrolysis oil (TPO) facilities meet current pollution standards. This staggering figure reveals to all of us how small-scale industries function in our ..
What is the significance of the increase in the number of oil and gas industry lobbyists attending the ongoing COP27?
At the Cop27 climate summit, there are more fossil fuel lobbyists than any single frontline group touched by the climate issue, with a figure that is up more than 25% from last year. Significance: Fossil fuel lobbyists have more ..
Evaluate the Global North’s efforts to fulfill the annual $100 billion climate finance promise to the Global South. How far can private climate finance help here?
Prior to the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the UNFCCC Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) recently published a report on the advancements made by developed nations towards the achievement ..
What are the various ways in which groundwater resources are being depleted? Which regions have the worst groundwater situation? What can be done to address the issue?
India only has 4% of the world’s freshwater resources despite having 17% of the world’s population. India not only faces a water shortage, but groundwater exploitation has been increasing for a long time. Groundwater depletion: In India, there are ..
In light of a group of 16 countries, led by Vanuatu, approaching the International Court of Justice to seek a clarification of state obligations with regards to climate action, comment on the significance of the initiatives being taken by this small Pacific island nation. What is the way ahead?
In order to define the rights and duties of states under international law in respect to the negative impacts of climate change, a core group of 16 nations, led by Vanuatu, will present a draft law before the general ..
Topics: GS-II: Developed Versus Developing Countries Indias Interests • GS-II: Important International Institutions Agencies and Fora • GS-III: Conservation Environmental Pollution Degradation • GS-III: Environmental Impact Assessment