Climate change resilience actions, in step with India (Australia effort in combating climate change)

  • Climate change 
    • Along term change in temperature or other weather phenomenon
    • an increasingly pressing global issue, 
    • Require our collective efforts to ensure a sustainable future for all.
  • Bushfires demonstrated -> importance of bringing together traditional Indigenous knowledge + modern science.
    • How australia is combating the issues
      • important job of regenerating habitats
      • helping native animals and ecology to recover 
      • building knowledge for better sustainable land management.
      • Australia will establish a new structure in governance such as
        • National Resilience
        • Relief and Recovery Agency which will drive the reduction of natural disaster risk to communities
        • enhance natural disaster resilience + ensure effective relief and recovery to all hazards. 
      • It’s support for the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure(CDRI)
    • Investing in + developing the green technologies 
  • How Australia and India can come together on climate change
    • CDRI
    • accelerating new technologies such as 
      • Hydrogen
      • carbon capture use and storage
      •  soil carbon
      • energy storage to backup renewables and decarbonise transport
      •  Low or zero emissions steel and aluminium.
    • strengthen cooperation->
      • in pumped hydro storage
      • cost-effective battery technologies
      • hydrogen and coal gasification
      • adoption of clean energy technology
      • fly ash management technologies
      • solar forecasting and scheduling.
      • engage all stakeholders equally
      • respect indigenous culture
      •  knowledge in taking climate action

(The Hindu)

Download Link - Daily Current Affairs 13th February 2021