DMPQ-What is Global Methane Pledge ? Explain why is dealing with Methane emission is important to solve the climate crisis.

The Global Methane Pledge was launched at the UN COP26 climate conference in Glasgow. Methane is the second-most abundant greenhouse gas in the atmosphere, after carbon dioxide, and, therefore, pledges related to cutting down its emissions are significant. The pledge was first announced in September by the US and EU, and is essentially an agreement … Read more

dmpq-Give an account of the current status and the targets to be achieved pertaining to renewable energy sources in the country. Discuss in brief the importance of National Programme on Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs).

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has revised its target of renewable energy capacity to 1,75,000 MW till 2022, comprising 1,00,000 MW Solar, 60,000 MW Wind, 10,000 MW Biomass and 5,000 MW Small Hydro projects.  Currently the installed capacity of renewable energy in India is 48.85 GW of which the contribution from solar, wind … Read more

dmpq-. Discuss the implications of climate change for Agriculture according to the Sixth Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

The Sixth Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a “code red” to humanity declaring 1.5°C warming of the planet as inevitable. Although environmental health is being given importance globally, the pace of recovery is not as fast as the pace of degradation. In India’s context, the agriculture and allied … Read more

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