COP27 Current Affairs, GK & News

Illegal Wildlife Trade and Climate Change: Joining the Dots

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) recently released a paper titled “Illegal Wildlife Trade and Climate Change: Joining the dots”. It was released at the side event during the COP27 held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. What are the key highlights of the paper? Illegal wildlife trade (IWT) should not just be viewed from ..

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‘Ambition on Melting Ice on Sea-level Rise and Mountain Water Resources’ Group

Eighteen countries have come together to form the ‘Ambition on Melting Ice on Sea-level Rise and Mountain Water Resources’ group. What is ‘Ambition on Melting Ice on Sea-level Rise and Mountain Water Resources’ group? Eighteen countries, led by two polar and mountain nations of Chile and Iceland, came together to form a new high-level group ..

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Loss and Damage Fund

The United Nation’s COP27 climate summit recently approved the creation of the “Loss and Damage” Fund to compensate economically vulnerable countries for the damages caused by climate-linked disasters. What is “Loss and Damage Fund”? The Loss and Damage Fund is a special fund established to provide compensation to vulnerable countries for the damages they suffered ..

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Global Shield Against Climate Risks Initiative

The Global Shield Against Climate Risks initiative was launched on November 14, 2022 by the Vulnerable Twenty (V20) countries and G7 countries. While V20 countries represent 58 countries that are vulnerable to climate change, the G7 represent seven of the world’s most industrialized countries. About the initiative The Global Shield Against Climate Risks initiative was ..

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Methane Alert and Response System

The Methane Alert and Response System (MARS) was launched at the 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. What is Methane Alert and Response System (MARS)? The Methane Alert and Response System (MARS) is a satellite-based system that enables governments to detect methane ..

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Global Carbon Budget 2022

Global Carbon Budget 2022 report was released on November 11, 2022. The report was released by the Global Carbon Project – a group of scientists who track carbon emitted by human activities. What are the key findings of the Global Carbon Budget, 2022? The global carbon emissions are expected to reach 40.6 billion tonnes of ..

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