CoP21: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
BEE initiatives lead to Rs 89,122 crores
Published: May 7, 2020
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
India-European Union to work together on Integrated Local Energy Systems
Published: March 6, 2020
During India’s Smart Utility Week, India and European Union called upon Integrated Local Energy System. The countries are to work upon clean energy and climate. The collaboration will help to improvise clean energy supply Highlights The collaboration and steps that were taken are completely based on Mission Innovation. The collaboration will aim at increasing the ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Actress Dia Mirza, among 17 New SDG Advocates of UN
Published: May 11, 2019
The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres appointed 17 global figures which includes China’s Alibaba chief Jack Ma and Indian actress Dia Mirza as the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) advocates. Jack Ma, the founder and Executive Chairman of Chinese MNC Alibaba Group has been an SDG Advocate since 2016. About the New SDG Advocates ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: António Guterres • CoP21 • Dia Mirza • Jack Ma • Japan • MDG • Millennium Development Goals • Paris Climate Conference • SDG • SDG Advocates of UN • Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction • Sustainable Development Goals • UN • UN Secretary-General • UNEP • United Nation Environment Program
COP 21 adopts historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change
Published: December 14, 2015
Conference of the Parties 21 (COP 21) have adopted the historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change. It was adopted by 189 countries of total 196 countries under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that attended the COP 21. Key facts of Paris Agreement on Climate Change Facilitates enforcement of global greenhouse gas ..
India, France launched International Solar Alliance
Published: December 1, 2015
India and France have launched International Solar Alliance (ISA) at the Conference of Parties (CoP21) Climate Conference in Paris, France. It was jointly by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande in presence UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon. The idea of alliance was mooted by Indian PM Narendra Modi to harness solar power ..