Q) Climate change mitigation should be central to the urban planning, in this regard, discuss the strategies to be developed to have a sustainable urbanisation and discuss any measures taken by the government to that effect. 

Why this question:

The article highlights the significance of keeping urban planning centric to the climate change.

Key demand of the question:

Explain the significance of considering the climate change factor integral to the urban planning aspect.


Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:


In brief discuss the centrality of climate change aspect to urban planning.


Explain, in brief, cities contribution to the emissions and need for integrating the climate change in planning of cities.

Suggest on various strategies to have sustainable urbanization transportation, land resource management, green vehicles, green buildings etc.

Elaborate on the measures taken by the government to ensure sustainable cities.


Conclude with way forward.