Syllabus section – Environment
Why in News?
Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched the India Climate Change Knowledge Portal.
• The portal will have all the major steps the Government is taking at both national and international levels to address the climate change issues.
• It will be a single-point information resource that provides information on the different climate initiatives taken by various Line Ministries enabling users to access d status on these initiatives.
• The portal provides adaptation and mitigation actions taken by different Ministries.
• According to the Central government, India has practically achieved its pre-2020 climate action targets.
Source: News on AIR