Environmental News from India:
The findings of Working Group-III (WG-III) of the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) clearly highlight the global failure to scale-up mitigation actions to achieve the Paris Climate targets. Immediate and unprecedented action will now be needed to avoid catastrophic global warming in this century. The WG-III report details some of the policy actions needed at the global level to enable a sustainable transition. However, each country will have to adopt a plan to ensure an inclusive transition that is compatible with their development pathways. This brief highlights some policy takeaways for India from the broad areas identified by the WG-III. It notes the actions needed to enable a greater flow of cross-border finance, foster innovation to ensure a synergy between development goals and mitigation actions, and the early planning necessary to overcome the challenges associated with achieving a just transition.
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