CoP21 Current Affairs, GK & News

COP-26 head to visit India

President of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-26) and climate chief of United Kingdom government, Alok Sharma is to visit India in August to meet the leaders of country that has become the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases following US and China. Key Points This visit will happen in the aftermath of India putting ..

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BEE initiatives lead to Rs 89,122 crores

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 ..

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India-European Union to work together on Integrated Local Energy Systems

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 ..

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Actress Dia Mirza, among 17 New SDG Advocates of UN

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 ..

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COP 21 adopts historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change

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 ..

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