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15th December 2022 (8 Topics)

15th December 2022

QUIZ - 15th December 2022

5 Questions

5 Minutes

Mains Question:

Question: It is seen that the consequences of climate change is already being experienced in the Arctic Region with the climate getting wetter and stormier. According to you what can be the adaptation and mitigation steps to tackle climate change? (200 words)

Question Mapping

  • Subject: Environment (GS-III)
    • Sub-topic: Environmental conservation, pollution and degradation
  • Introduce with the Climate change and its effect on Arctic region.
  • Give a latest report on climate change effects on Arctic Region.
  • Now explain why climate is getting extreme i.e wetter and stormier. 
  • Enumerate some steps relevant for the adaptation and mitigation of climate change specific to Arctic Region.
  • Conclude with the climate change effects and its consequences over the environment and socio-economic sphere. 

Editorials

Context:

The document titled ‘Long-Term Low-Carbon Development Strategy (LT-LCDS)’ presented by India at COP27 has multi-sectoral measures to reach a net-zero emissions status and climate-resilient urbanization forms.

Data-driven approach

  • Planning Strategies: Cities need effective and efficient planning instruments that translate master plans into transformative business-ready investment projects.
  • Urban Sustainability Assessment Framework (USAF): It is a decision support tool of UN-Habitat for urban practitioners, for sustainable, resilient urban planning & management of Indian cities.
  • Capturing inter-sectoral data: USAF enables cities to regularly capture inter-sectoral data and corresponding analysis on urban metrics.
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