CO2 emissions Current Affairs, GK & News
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 have been the warmest on record. 2021 was ranked fifth among those 12-month spans because ..
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 meeting of reviewing progress of several energy efficiency programmes and preparedness for Climate Change Actions ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
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 annual savings of energy and carbon dioxide emissions. According to the report, the energy efficiency ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
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. Other initiatives of NTPC NTPC has been taking several such initiatives to provide e-mobility solution ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The European Parliament and the Council have struck a deal reduce average CO2 emissions compared with 2019 levels. The features of the deal are: To reduce emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from new trucks and buses by 30 per cent by 2030. The deal proposes a binding CO2-reduction target for trucks at the EU-level for ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
According to International Energy Agency (IEA), the global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rose to historic high of 32.5 gigatonnes in 2017. It was due to higher energy demand and slowing of energy efficiency improvements. This large amount of global energy-related carbon emissions comes after it was flat for three years. Key Facts The global ..