The Union Minister has inaugurated the International Conference on “Systems Analysis for Enabling Integrated Policy Making”. In the conference he mentioned the India's roadmap for Climate Protection.The conference works as a plateform to formulating ideas and identifying complex issues that needed widely attention by all stakeholders.
About Conference on “Systems Analysis for Enabling Integrated Policy Making”
- Organized on : 10 August 2022
- Organized by : Technology Information, Forecasting & Assessment Council(TIFAC), An Autonomous Body under the Department of Science and Technology(DST)
- Collaboration with : International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA)
- Objective : To formulate ideas and identify complex issues of climate change, pollution, clean energy, livelihood, and digitalization widely shared by countries across Asia.
Key highlights from conference
- India is committed to reducing its aggregate greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by one billion tonnes by 2030, decreasing its dependency on fossil fuels by 50 per cent of the total consumption in 2030.
- The country is planning to reduce carbon to GDP intensity by 45 per cent from the 2005 levels and making entire country Carbon Neutral by 2070.
- India has been traditionally vulnerable to natural disasters but recent events have become erratic with an unpredictable frequency and intensity that are being attributed to climate change.
- India being a leader in disaster management, the world looks up to us for global challenges such as climate change.
- Future problems like Climate Change, Food Security required collective robust system to mitigate the emerging challenges and long lasting solution. Climate Change cannot be fought alone and the scientific communities need to talk in harmony toward a shared goal of mitigating climate change and achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).