Q Why is it in News ?
A Even though New Delhi has invested in renewable energy and announced a net-zero target, there is a gap between the announcements and the ground reality, as is evident from the promotion of coal.
Q What are India’s commitments ?
Q How has been India’s achievements on past commitments ?
Q How is India’s climate actions against the Paris Agreement targets ?
Q What can be way forward ?
A It is also true that India’s energy transition would be in its own interest because, otherwise, economic growth will not be sustainable and human security will be at stake if dozens of millions of climate refugees are created due to the devastating consequences of climate change.