carbon capture Current Affairs, GK & News
NITI Aayog recently released an assessment report titled “Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage Policy Framework and its Deployment Mechanism in India”. It explores the importance of Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) in promoting the sustainable development of India. It outlines the broad-level policy interventions required by various sectors for the practical application of CCUS. ..
The longest climate talks in the history of United Nations that was held in Madrid, Spain, ended on December 15, 2019. The climate summit ended without crucial agreement on carbon market rules of the Paris Agreement. Highlights The key issues that was aimed to get resolved at the summit was the regulation of carbon market. ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The European Investment Bank is to stop funding oil and coal projects at the end of 2021. Since 2013, the European Union through the bank has funded 13.4 billion Euros for fossil fuel projects. In 2018, it was around 2 billion Euros. The Union has been reducing its funding to fossil fuel projects and is ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States (US) have developed a new technology to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from a stream of air, virtually at any concentration level. This is a new advance that may pave the way for new strategies to reduce atmospheric greenhouse gas (GHG) levels. The study by researchers was ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs