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India attended the Madrid Climate Conference

The Minister of Environment Shri Prakash Javadekar represented India at the Madrid Climate Conference. The United Nations Climate Change Conference is being held in Madrid between 2nd December, 2019 and 13th December 2019. The COP25 (25th Conference of Parties) was to be held in Chile. However, Chile government cancelled COP25 due to the protests that ..

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Climate and Environmental Emergency declared by European Union Parliament

Urging all countries under the European Union to commit to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions on Thursday, November 28, 2019, The European Parliament declared a global ” Climate and Environmental Emergency”. The resolution was passed with a comfortable majority of 429 votes in favour to 225 votes against the declaration. The Parliament also called on all ..

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COP25 cancelled

On October 30, 2019, the Chile Government cancelled the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit and the COP25 conference due to the ongoing protests in the country. The country’s president in a press meet said that the ongoing violent protests have plagued the country for weeks and it is currently not in a situation to hold ..

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Infosys wins UN Global Climate Action Award in ‘Climate Neutral Now’ category

Information Technology (IT) major Infosys has won the United Nations Global Climate Action Award (UNGCAA) in the ‘Climate Neutral Now’ category for “Infosys’ Journey to Carbon Neutrality”. The announcement of winners was made after UN Climate Summit in New York, US was convened by UN Secretary General (UNSG) Antonio Guterres. Key Highlights Infosys is India’s ..

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