The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has introduced the Global Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Infrastructure, which aims to provide standardized and real-time tracking of greenhouse gases. The new platform integrates space-based and surface-based observing systems to improve the measurement of planet-warming pollution ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The world’s average global temperature is now 1.1C to 1.2C higher than in pre-industrial times, according to U.S. scientists. Last year was the joint fifth-warmest on record, and the last nine years were the nine warmest since pre-industrial times. This ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Recently a report was made public by Copernicus Climate Change Service, which is a European Union programme. The report found that, 2021 was the fifth-hottest year on the Earth. Key Findings of the report As per report, last seven years ..
According to Power and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh, a committee will be set up comprising of members from all relevant Ministries to implement Roadmap on Energy Efficiency and low carbon technologies. Highlights This was highlighted during a high-level ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
On May 6, 2020, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy released report on “Impact of Energy Efficiency Measures, 2018-19”. According to the report, energy initiatives of BEE have helped to save Rs 89,122 crores. Key Highlights The report assessed ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
The National Thermal Power Corporation recently launched ten Hydrogen Fuel Cell based buses and 10 similar electric cars. Highlights The buses and cars were launched in New Delhi and Leh. Similar proposal is under implementation in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. ..