climate change action Current Affairs, GK & News

Draft of Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat released first official draft of a new post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. Key points This framework will be used to guide actions worldwide through 2030 in order to preserve and protect nature & its essential services to people. Framework comprises of 21 targets for 2030. Key provisions of framework ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Climate Change to Increase Sea Level in Lakshadweep: Study

According to a study conducted to project different greenhouse gas scenario, Sea-level will rise around Lakshadweep Islands by 0.4 mm/year to 0.9 mm/year. Key Findings As per the study, worst possible inundation scenarios projected for Lakshadweep Islands are similar under different emission scenarios projected. All the islands in archipelago would be vulnerable to impact of ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Indo-French Ecological Partnership

India and France will launch the Year of Environment. It will be launched by the Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and his French counterpart Ms. Barbara Pompili in a bid to strengthen the ecological partnership. Highlights Indo-French partnership on Environment, Biodiversity, Climate Change and other allied areas will be an example for the world. India and ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: