Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts; and conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
In consonance with the State Action Plan on Climate Change and SDGs, Haryana will strive to increase the resilience, awareness and adaptive capacity of people, particularly within extra-vulnerable segments of the population.
Climate trends for Haryana have shown a maximum and minimum temperature increase of about 1 to 1.2 degrees Celsius.
Mean annual rainfall is projected to decrease marginally by about 63 mm (3%) by mid-century and increase by about 347 mm (17%) by end-century.
Haryana emits nearly 2% of national greenhouse gases (GHGs) while it contributes 2.09% of the country's population as per the Census 2011.
Focus for Tomorrow
Integrate climate change interventions in a systematic way across all state government departments.
Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity across sectors.
Raise awareness and education on mitigation, adaptation and resilience in all communities, especially the vulnerable ones.
Eliminate stubble burning completely
Establish 400 climate smart villages
Establish a Knowledge Mission Centre
Train 1,500 farmers and other vulnerable communities on the impacts of climate change