The Paris Climate Change Conference which concluded recently has been the talk of the town for the past few weeks. After years of repeated failures, the leaders of 195 countries finally came to the agreement that climate change is a global phenomenon and countries from the developed as well as developing world need to act together to curtail the looming threats from global warming.
Questions related to climate change summits and global warming have surfaced time and again in the UPSC papers, both Prelims and Mains. From Mains point of view we can expect a question in both GS Paper – 2 as well as GS Paper – 3. These aspects make this lecture all the more important.
So what were the points of discussion in the Paris Summit? What has been the history of climate change negotiations? What are the steps taken by India to fight climate change? All this and much more in this lecture.