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The first Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health was held at World Health Organisation (WHO) Headquarters in Geneva on October 30, 2018. The 2-day conference was organized by WHO in collaboration with UN Environment, World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Secretariat of the UNFCCC, the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants ..
Topics: Air pollution • Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants • Climate change policy • Climate forcing agents • Contents • Organizations • United Nations Development Group • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe • United Nations Environment Programme • World Health Organization • World Meteorological Organization
On October 21, the UN-backed Green Climate Fund (GCF) approved $43.4 million for enhancing climate resilience for millions of people living in India’s coastal communities in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Odisha as part of its efforts to combat extreme impacts of climate change. The grant is a part of more than $1 billion approved by ..
Topics: Climate change • Climate change policy • Climate resilience • Global warming • Green Climate Fund • Nature • Physical geography • Sustainable Development Goals • United Nations Development Programme • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
US duo William D. Nordhaus and Paul M. Romer have won the 2018 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for research “about innovation, climate and economic growth”. Laureate Romer was honoured for his work on the endogenous growth theory, which has generated vast amounts of new research into the regulations and policies that encourage new ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Carbon tax • Climate change • Climate change policy • Economic growth • Economists • Fellows of the Econometric Society • Global warming • Low-carbon economy • Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences • Paul Romer • William Nordhaus
The 2018 Global Summit on Climate Action will be held at San Francisco in California, United States from September 12 to 14, 2018. The summit is a platform that brings together several decision makers and officials, as well as people, from around the world to discuss proposals for future action on climate change. It will ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
Topics: Climate change mitigation • Climate change policy • Climate movement • German Advisory Council on Global Change • Global warming • Individual and political action on climate change • Law by country • Paris Agreement • Politics by country
The 26th BASIC Ministerial Meeting of Environment Ministers was held in Durban, South Africa. India was represented by Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan. In it, Dr Vardhan reiterated his appeal to make joint efforts to create a societal movement in combating climate change through “Green Good Deeds”. He told his counterparts from BASIC countries ..
Topics: BASIC countries • Carbon dioxide • Carbon finance • Climate change policy • Environmental treaties • Global warming • Harsh Vardhan • Kyoto Protocol • Law by country • Paris Agreement • Politics by country • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change