Energy-related emissions: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Poland out of EU’s Climate Neutrality 2050 plan
Published: December 13, 2019
On December 13, 2019, Poland left 2050 Climate Neutrality Agreement of European Union as the Union demanded for more funds to support nuclear power and for economic transition. Highlights Poland, whose 80% of energy needs are relied on coal opted out of Climate Neutrality 2050 plan. The country requested to extend the plan execution deadline ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Global carbon emissions hit record high in 2017: IAE
Published: March 23, 2018
According to International Energy Agency (IEA), the global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rose to historic high of 32.5 gigatonnes in 2017. It was due to higher energy demand and slowing of energy efficiency improvements. This large amount of global energy-related carbon emissions comes after it was flat for three years. Key Facts The global ..