Green politics, as the name suggests is a green approach towards politics. A common assumption made about green parties are that they have a single strict green agenda which is a misconception. This is a new concept that incorporates countless social issues prevalent in the modern world. The following paper seeks to enlighten the readers about this emerging concept and the need for it.
The uniqueness of the green political theory is that it takes the typical political issues like freedom, justice, equality, or rights and adds a green dimension to them. This gives rise to a much-needed co-dependency between humans and nature. The following research work begins with a brief introduction and explanation of the green political theory. The gradual development of green theory by many scholars and the formation of green parties around the world led this ideology to be a part of mainstream politics. The paper also examines the merits and demerits along with the criticisms faced by green politicians.
Although some principles of Green politics are widely followed in Indian politics, there is still a lack of a clear green ideology in the country. The paper goes on to elaborate on the causes for the same.
This article makes use of various books, journal articles, online blogs, and green websites along with prominent news websites to support its arguments in the field of green politics. It goes on to examine the current standing of green politics in the political arena and its future prospects. There is a natural obligation for the present generation for the duty of care for the future of the planet. The duty along with the political will and positive attitude of the citizens would.