COP26 Current Affairs, GK & News

India assisted projects in Mauritius

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched series of projects in Mauritius. India is to assist the neighbour in implementing these projects. The projects were launched virtually by PM Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth. About the Projects Civil Service College 8 MW Solar Photo Voltaic Farm. This was launched on the side lines of ..

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US joins International Solar Alliance as a member country

United States of America (USA) became the 101st member country to join International Solar Alliance (ISA). Key Facts USA joined ISA as member country to accelerate the global adoption of solar energy. This announcement was made at UNFCCC COP26 on November 10, 2021. Now, USA will catalyse global energy transition through solar-led approach. International Solar ..

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What are Like Minded Developing Countries (LMDCs)?

Recently, most of the developing nations like China, India and African countries, have asked around US $1.3 trillion per year from wealthy countries in climate finance which will start from 2030. Key Points This demand is likely to cause further consternation even as countries negotiate on this amount at COP26. Group of 24 nations, calling themselves ..

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COP26: Economic Implications of India’s targets

On November 1, 2021, at COP26 climate summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced 2070 as the India’s target to reach net zero carbon emissions. Key Points India’s announcement came as a surprise to delegates in Glasgow, as India had rejected calls to announce such target recently. US, UK & Japan have net zero target by ..

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India’s Panchamrita concoction- Highlights

On the first day of the global climate meet (COP26) in Glasgow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proposed a five-fold strategy for India to play its role in helping the world to get closer to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Key Facts Prime minister Modi termed his scheme as ‘Panchamrita’, which means ‘five ambrosia’. Traditionally, ‘Panchamrita’ is ..

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