Climate change adaptation Current Affairs, GK & News

Loss and Damage Fund

The United Nation’s COP27 climate summit recently approved the creation of the “Loss and Damage” Fund to compensate economically vulnerable countries for the damages caused by climate-linked disasters. What is “Loss and Damage Fund”? The Loss and Damage Fund is a special fund established to provide compensation to vulnerable countries for the damages they suffered ..

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IIT-G study on Extreme Weather Events

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar published a study of sequential extreme weather events – heatwaves in the summer and extreme rainfall in summer monsoon seasons over the same regions from 1951 to 2020. What are the key findings of the report? Climate change is expected to increase the frequency of extreme weather ..

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Global Shield Against Climate Risks Initiative

The Global Shield Against Climate Risks initiative was launched on November 14, 2022 by the Vulnerable Twenty (V20) countries and G7 countries. While V20 countries represent 58 countries that are vulnerable to climate change, the G7 represent seven of the world’s most industrialized countries. About the initiative The Global Shield Against Climate Risks initiative was ..

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WHO Health and Climate Change Survey Report on inadequacy of funding

A study based on the WHO data from 101 countries highlighted the inadequate action of countries to tackle the impact of climate change on the population’s health. The report says that the countries are increasingly prioritising health and climate in the national policies. Some of the trends highlighted in the study are: Half of the ..

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2019 edition of International Day of Rural Women

The International Day of Rural Women is celebrated every year on 15th of October to recognize the critical role and contribution of rural women (including indigenous women) in increasing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty”. The 2019 theme is “Rural women and girls building climate resilience”.

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Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific (RCAP) Congress

4th Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific (RCAP) Congress 2019 was recently organized by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) in association with South Delhi Municipal Corporation in New Delhi. About Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific It was launched in 2010 with the goal of forging partnerships and dialogues related to Environment and Climate Change. The Asia-Pacific Forum ..

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