UPSC Exam   »   Leaders in Climate Change Management

Leaders in Climate Change Management

 

Leaders in Climate Change Management: Relevance

  • GS 3: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.

 

Leaders in Climate Change Management: Context

  • Recently, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has launched the Leaders in Climate Change Management Program to help urban professionals champion climate action in India.

जलवायु परिवर्तन प्रबंधन में नेतृत्व

Leaders in Climate Change Management: Key points

  • ‘Leaders in Climate Change Management’ (LCCM) is a practice-based learning program that is launched by the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) and World Resources Institute (WRI) India.
  • It aims at building capacity among urban professionals to lead climate action across sectors and geographies in India.
  • To facilitate this face-to-face learning program, the Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru, also singed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NIUA and WRI India, becoming the first delivery partner of the LCCM program.
  • LCCM envisions capacitating 5,000 professionals, including mid to junior-level government officials and frontline workers, and preparing them to champion climate change adaptation and mitigation solutions towards a coordinated effort to achieve India’s climate commitments.

 

Leaders in Climate Change Management_40.1

 

About Leaders in Climate Change Management (LCCM)

  • Leaders in Climate Change Management is a capacity-building program that seeks to build a pool of leaders to champion and lead climate action – across sectors and geographies.
  • The program has been designed and implemented through core partners, being, National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), World Resources Institute (WRI) – India, United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP), and Indian School of Business (ISB).
  • LCCM is a blended learning program for urban practitioners looking to upskill and prepare themselves to deliver effective climate action.
  • The program has four phases: the first phase- is an online learning module that can be completed over eight weeks; the next includes face-to-face sessions spanning four to six days; the third phase mandates participants to complete a project over six to eight months and attending exposure visits; and the final phase includes networking and establishing a community of practice.
  • At COP26 last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed a five-fold strategy – Panch Amrit – to global leaders, extending India’s co-operation to meet the 1.5 degrees Celsius targets.

 

Leaders in Climate Change Management_50.1

 

Panchamrit COP26

  • First– India will reach its non-fossil energy capacity to 500 GW by 2030.
  • Second– India will meet 50 percent of its energy requirements from renewable energy by 2030.
  • Third– India will reduce the total projected carbon emissions by one billion tonnes from now onwards till 2030.
  • Fourth– By 2030, India will reduce the carbon intensity of its economy by less than 45 percent.
  • And fifth-by the year 2070, India will achieve the target of Net Zero. These panchamrits will be an unprecedented contribution of India to climate action.

 

Read current affairs for UPSC

India-US Trade Relations- U.S. becomes India’s biggest trading partner Thiruvananthapuram Declaration on Women’s Reservation RBI Annual Report 2022 Draft National Data Governance Framework Policy
Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022- India’s biggest Drone Festival Geetanjali won International Booker Prize for ‘Ret Samadhi’ INS Khanderi- Scorpene Class Submarine Sugar Export Curbs: India’s Sugar Export, Need for Curbs, and their Impact
National Creche Scheme India Joins First Movers Coalition Economic Impact of COVID Related School Closures- ADB Report India’s First Lavender Festival
World Economic Forum Launches Net Zero India Exercise ‘Bongosagar’ National Women Legislators conference 2022 Scientific Social Responsibility Guidelines 2022

 

Sharing is caring!

Thank You, Your details have been submitted we will get back to you.