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PM Narendra Modi addresses India-Australia Circular Economy Hackathon (I-ACE)

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, addressed the India-Australia Circular Economy Hackathon (I-ACE) on February 19, 2021. Highlights During the hackathon, Narendra Modi said that there is a need to look at India’s consumption patterns. India also needs to look upon how to reduce their ecological impact. The prime minister further said that the ..

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Uganda: First African country to submit REDD++ results

REDD++ is a mechanism of United Nations to reduce emissions from forest degradation and deforestation. REDD++ operates under United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Uganda recently submitted its REDD++ results and has become the first African country to submit the results. Significance in terms of Africa Africa has the greatest net forest loss ..

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CO2 Emissions of India falls in 4 decades

According to the study conducted by Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA), the Carbon dioxide Emissions in India has declined the least in four decades. Highlights The study says that the carbon dioxide emissions in India has reduced by 15% in March and by 30% in April. The study also says that ..

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Black Carbon Levels in Himalayan Glaciers and Biomethanation

The Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) conducted study near Gangotri Glacier in 2016. According to the study, the black carbon concentration in the region has increased by 400 times. Highlights The increase in carbon concentration in the region is mainly because of agricultural burning and forest fire. The concentration of black carbon was found ..

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Fuel Upgradation for Indian Navy

On January 13, 2020, the Ministry of Defence announces new fuel upgradation for Indian Navy with revised technical specifications. The High Flash High Speed Diesel (HFHSD) was launched. The aim of the new fuel introduction is to reduce carbon footprint. Highlights Indian Navy, one of the largest navies in the world in collaboration with Indian ..

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