2015 Paris Agreement Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Five-alarm global fire?

The United Nations recently announced that the world is to face five major risks in 2022. These risks are referred to five – alarm global fire. The five alarms are COVID-19, lawlessness in cyberspace, climate crisis, bankrupt global financial system and diminished peace and security. What is the solution? The UN has suggested that in ..

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India’s Non – Fossil Fuel Milestone

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy recently announced that India has reached its non – fossil fuel target much ahead of 2030. What is the milestone achieved? At the COP21, India had pledged to install 40% of overall electric energy from non – renewable sources. India aimed to achieve this target by 2030. But ..

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India’s Panchamrita concoction- Highlights

On the first day of the global climate meet (COP26) in Glasgow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proposed a five-fold strategy for India to play its role in helping the world to get closer to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Key Facts Prime minister Modi termed his scheme as ‘Panchamrita’, which means ‘five ambrosia’. Traditionally, ‘Panchamrita’ is ..

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UNEP report: Fossil fuel plans evade Paris limits

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recently released its report called “2021 Production Gap Report”. According to the report, government’s plan to produce fossil fuels will evade the Paris Deal limits. Key Points Report measures the gap between “governments’ planned production of coal, gas & oil” and “global production levels in consistent with the limits of ..

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India Joins High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People

India has officially joined the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People, on October 7, 2021. Key facts India Joined the coalition at ceremony held between the French and Indian governments in New Delhi. “High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People” is a group of more than 70 countries which encourages the adoption of ..

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India to increase share of renewable energy to 60 % in Major Ports

According to Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Sarbananda Sonwal, government has aimed to increase India’s share of renewable energy to 60% in Major ports through solar and wind power. Highlights Presently, renewable energy accounts for less than 10% of power demand at the ports. Government also targets to electrify 50% of port equipment ..

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