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PM Modi invited for US-hosted Virtual Climate Summit

President of United States, Joe Biden, has invited 40 world leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for a US-hosted virtual summit on climate in April 2021. Summit will be organised to underline the urgency and economic benefits of stronger climate action. Highlights Joe Biden will host a two-day climate summit of world leaders. It will ..

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US officially re-joined the Paris Climate Deal

The United States has officially re-joined the Paris climate accord on February 19, 2020. It has joined the deal again after 107 days it left. Highlights With the rejoining of US, the world leaders expects that now the country will prove its seriousness as it was mostly absent for four years. The countries are also ..

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India- IEA MoU for Global Energy Security

India has signed a Framework for strategic partnership agreement with the International Energy Agency (IEA), recently. Highlights The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) seeks to strengthen the cooperation in global energy security, stability and sustainability. It will also help in extensive exchange of knowledge between the two. The MoU is also a stepping stone towards India’s ..

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One Planet Summit

The One Planet Summit was held on January 11, 2021. The summit aims to advance the protection of nature. What is One Planet summit? The One Planet summit is an international event that focused on biodiversity to mobilize commitments to protect the ecosystems and make links to human health. What is the aim of One ..

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Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS)

The US Federal Bank recently joined the Network for Greening the Financial System. In Europe, several European Securities and Market Authorities have joined NGFS recently. The other new members of the network are Central Bank of Iceland, Polish Financial Supervision Authority, Uruguay, Paraguay and financial authorities of Indonesia and Egypt. In July 2020, the Asian ..

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Fight against climate change in French Constitution

The French President Emmanuel Macron recently announced a referendum to add the fight against climate change into the French Constitution. Also, the need to preserve the environment is to be added. What is a Referendum? It is a general vote by the electorate on a political question that has been referred to them for a ..

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