climate emergency Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Climate Emergency to be declared by the New Zealand Government?

The New Zealand government is to decide soon upon declaration of climate emergency. The Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern is to introduce a motion in the Parliament soon. If passed the motion will be a historical step in bringing climate change to the centre of policy making. In November 2019, the parliament of New Zealand ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Climate Emergency named as Oxford’s Word of the Year 2019

Oxford Dictionaries has named ‘Climate Emergency’ as its 2019 Word of the Year. It has been chosen from an all-environmental shortlist that also included ‘climate denial,’ ‘climate action,’ ‘eco-anxiety,’ ‘flight shame’ and ‘extinction.’ Being chosen as Word of the Year, reflects that ‘Climate Emergency’ was a real preoccupation of the English-speaking world in 2019. As ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Oxford Dictionary names ‘Climate Emergency” as word of the year

Oxford Dictionaries declared the word Climate Emergency as the word of the year 2019. Climate emergency is defined as a situation when urgent action is required to stop the negative impact of climate change and to avoid irreversible environmental damages. Oxford University Press, publisher of the Oxford English Dictionary announces an Oxford Dictionaries U.K word ..

Category: 

Topics: 

Republic of Ireland declares Climate Emergency

Republic of Ireland has become only the second country in world to declare a climate emergency. Earlier on 1 May 2019, Britain’s parliament became the first in world to declare a climate emergency. Key Highlights The climate emergency declaration was passed by both the government and opposition parties of Ireland unanimously. Both agreed to an ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: