Syllabus section – Environment
Why in news?
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched the “India Climate Change Knowledge Portal.
• The portal will be a “single point Information resource” which provides information on the different climate initiatives taken by various Line Ministries enabling users to access updated status on these initiatives.
• The portal captures sector-wise adaptation and mitigation actions that are being taken by the various line Ministries in one place including updated information on their implementation.
• The knowledge portal will help in disseminating knowledge among citizens about all the major steps Government is taking at both national and international levels to address climate change issues.
• The eight major components included in the knowledge portal are:
1.India’s Climate Profile
2.National Policy Framework
3.India’s NDC goals
6.Bilateral and Multilateral Cooperation
7.International Climate Negotiations
8.Reports & Publications