Carbon emission Current Affairs, GK & News

European Parliament Ban on Petrol and Diesel Cars

Members of the European Parliament recently voted to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2035. Key Facts This voting was held on an amendment, that would have allowed some auto emissions through new vehicles after 2035. This amendment was rejected by Members of Parliament. European Union assembly voted in Strasbourg, France for ..

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Canada Carbon Emissions Market

Government of Canada has launched “Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System”, in a bid to reduce carbon pollution. Reducing greenhouse gases from waste, which is responsible for 7 percent of greenhouse gases in Canada, is a key component for achieving Canada’s emissions reduction targets. Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System ..

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Report: India at top in Emissions related to Crop Burning

Climate tech start-up, Blue Sky Analytics, published its report on emissions related to crop burning. In the report, India has been ranked at the top position. Key Points As per report, India accounted for 13 per cent of total global emissions in the period of 2015-2020. Report notes a 12.2 percent contribution by India towards ..

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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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