National Action Plan on Climate Change, National Mission on Energy Efficiency, Sustainable Habitat, Sustainable Agriculture, India
Type of document: Policy and legislation
India is faced with the challenge of sustaining its rapid economic growth while dealing with the global threat of climate change. This threat emanates from accumulated greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere, anthropogenically generated through long-term and intensive industrial growth and high consumption lifestyles in developed countries. While engaged with the international community to deal with this thread, India needs a national strategy to firstly, adapt to climate change.