Carbon neutrality Current Affairs, GK & News
India’s first National Centre of Excellence for Green Port & Shipping (NCoEGPS) was announced by the Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways. What is NCoEGPS? National Centre of Excellence for Green Port & Shipping (NCoEGPS) is a major initiative of the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways to provide sustainable solutions for the shipping ..
Scientists from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have developed world’s most durable Hydrogen Fuel Cell. However, this hydrogen fuel is more cost cost-effective, and make ways for wider application of green energy in chasing carbon-neutral world. Hydrogen fuel cells are clean energy option; They generate power efficiently by converting hydrogen and oxygen ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, inaugurated the “Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022”- road map for carbon neutrality by 2070 on June 16, 2022. Highlights During the inauguration, minister emphasized on maintaining equilibrium between environment, ecology, and development. The ‘Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022’ was inaugurated to overcome power shortage because it is necessary ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2022
Palli village located in the Samba district of Jammu has become India’s first panchayat to become carbon neutral, fully solar energy powered, and all its records have been digitized which will help in receiving all benefits of Central schemes easily. Overview: Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the 500 KW solar plant at this carbon-neutral panchayat. With ..
Industrialization in China occurred at breathtaking pace which lifted people out of poverty and transformed India into the world’s factory. However, this also made China the biggest emitter of carbon dioxide. As a result, China has set the goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2060. What is carbon neutral? Carbon neutral means cutting carbon dioxide emissions ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
State-owned Convergence Energy Services Ltd (CESL) has inked a pact with Ladakh administration to make Union Territory of Ladakh carbon-neutral. About MoU CESL which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Administration of Ladakh to make it clean and green. Under it, several clean energy and ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Category: States Current Affairs