In this article, we will cover major essay topics on Environment section, relevant to competitive exams in 2020.
Environment, forest, Climate Change and Bio diversity are some of the most common topics that are asked in lots of competitive tests like UPSC Civil Services, Forest Services, Nabard etc. Here is list of competitive exams where Environment subject is asked. Its questions are generally found in General Awareness (including General Knowledge and current affairs) and sometimes in Essay writing.
- UPSC Civil Services – Prelims and GS3 papers
- RBI Grade B
- Nabard Grade A/B officer
- SSC CGL
- IBPS and SBI PO/SO/Clerk
- State PSC
UPSC and State PSC has dedicated paper in General studies for Environment (for example GS paper 3 in UPSC includes this topic). Likewise, lot of competitive exams has Environment essay questions in their descriptive English paper.
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We will cover most probable essay topics that can come in Environment section. These Environment essay topics are related to current news and events, and they can be referred from latest current affairs. We highly recommend you to follow Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for latest happening in this field. You can also check reports like Forest Survey, etc published by this ministry. Do read popular newspapers like Hindu and Indian Express for editorial and updates on this environment essay topics.
Essay topics in Environment section
- Can Development and Environment Protection Go Together?
- Indigenous people are one of the most vulnerable sections facing climate change, however, they can act as change agents, towards mitigating and adapting to climate change. Discuss.
- What do you understand by agro-biodiversity? Examine its significance in light of climate change, sustainable agriculture and poverty.
- The present-day food system is one of the main drivers of deforestation and biodiversity loss. Examine.
- Explain the significance of climate diplomacy for India.
- Sustainable development does not end sustainability of environment and resource system; it also requires sustainability of economic and social systems. Explain.
- Water sustenance is key for climate and human sustainability
- The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.
- Alternative technologies for a climate change resilient India
- We won’t have a society ,if we destroy the environment
- The real challenge to India’s food security is poor grain management rather than a shortage of grain production.
- Land reforms in India, are necessary not only to boost agricultural growth but also to eradicate poverty in rural areas. Discuss.
- Deteriorating ecological ethics is one of the principal reasons for deforestation and land degradation.
- What is meant by ‘Peri-Urban Agriculture’? How can it help in adapting to the challenges posed by climate change?
- Identify the issues related to stubble burning. Mention how an effective policy planning can convert crisis of stubble burning into opportunity.
How to write a good Environment essay
- Follow PIB , Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for latest news and notifications
- Follow leading organization like UNEP, IPCC, WWF etc
- Keep yourself updated with editorial from newspapers and magazine technology sections
Key points when attempting Environment essay topics
- You need to write essay within 250 words.
- Make sure to work on good starting and ending line. First and last impression should be good to get extra marks.
- Support your argument with facts or real cases.
- Try avoiding fictitious stories and unnecessary arguments in essay
- Avoid long sentences. Go for smaller and crisp statements.
- Check your English. No English errors like spell mistakes, grammar or punctuation mistakes.
- Read it atleast 2 times after writing
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