UPSC Practice recommends Don’t relegate climate action to the footnotes.
A properly staffed NGT will be able to serve as a judicial arbitrator when required. Rather than pushing the courts to take on more and make up for executive and regulatory deficiencies, the focus must be on ensuring processes that accord due importance to environmental integrity, needs of the local population, and puts an economic value on ecosystem services. This will ensure economic growth that is also sustainable.
Courtesy: Opinion-Economic Times