COP 26 Current Affairs, GK & News

UNFCCC: Cabinet approval of India’s updated NDC

The Union Cabinet recently gave approval to India’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). The updated NDC will be transferred to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). India’s Updated NDC: It aims to increase India’s contributions in strengthening global response towards climate change, in accordance with the Paris Agreement. It will help India ..

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India joins First Movers Coalition

India recently joined a global public-private partnership initiative called the First Movers Coalition. Who launched the coalition and what are its aims? The initiative was launched by President of the USA Joe Biden and the World Economic Forum (WEF) at COP26. It was joined by 50 new corporate members with a collective market capitalization of ..

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NITI Aayog on Green Financing

According to NITI Aayog, there is a need for more financial instruments to provide a boost to clean mobility in India, particularly shared mobility, while keeping its focus on finance methods that are widely acceptable, applicable, and sustainable. Overview: NITI Aayog has insisted on taking a sustainable and climate-centric approach both from an environmental standpoint ..

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“Don’t Choose Extinction”: UNDP Video on Climate Change

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released a creative video titled “Don’t Choose Extinction” on Climate Change. Key Points In the video, UNDP highlights that, it is time to act and act now for the climate crisis. To drive home the urgency and get attention of world, it is time to do whatever it takes. The ..

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COP 26: India pushing for Green Tech Transfer

India has been asserting and reaffirming its take on the transfer and financing of the green technologies by developed countries to developing nations, ahead of the Conference of Parties (COP 26). Highlights COP 26 to the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) is scheduled to held in November 2021 in Glasgow. Green Technology transfer is viewed ..

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India-US to focus on Climate Finance

The US Climate Envoy John Kerry was on a four-day visit to India. During his visit he met the Union Minister of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar. During the meet, the leaders discussed several issues including joint research and collaboration and Climate Finance. India’s Emissions According to International Energy Agency, India is ..

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