Environment Current Affairs, GK & News

‘Prakriti’: Environmental Awareness Mascot

On 5th April 2022, a mascot named ‘Prakriti’ was launched by Bhupendra Yadav, Union environment minister. This mascot was launched with the aim of spreading awareness among the people of the country about the small changes that can contribute to a better environment for the nation’s future generations. Overview: The launch of the mascot ‘Prakriti’ ..

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Building Construction Environment Management Regulations, 2022

On 28th February 2022, the Central government issued a draft notification of the Building Construction Environment Management Regulations, 2022. About the draft regulations The draft regulations were issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Climate Change. The ministry has invited public feedback on the regulations over the next two months. Provisions Buildings with a ..

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50th Anniversary of UNEP

At its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) marked its 50-year anniversary. Participants pledged to rally behind the idea of a green and inclusive future. Overview: In the recently concluded UN Environment Assembly 175 countries supported a landmark resolution to end plastic waste by forming an intergovernmental committee to negotiate and ..

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Environment Ministry Star Rating System

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently launched “Star Rating System”. The system provides environmental clearance in short duration. About the Star Rating System The Environment Ministry is to rank and incentivize the states with this new system. The ministry will find out states that provide environmental clearances efficiently in short duration of ..

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India Energy Modelling Forum to Exchange Important Ideas on Energy and Environment: NITI Ayog

The government think-tank, NITI Ayog, stated that ‘The India Energy Modelling Forum’ would deliberate on ideas pertaining to important energy and environment issues. The India Energy Modelling Forum was launched on July 02, 2020, during the joint working group meeting of the Sustainable Growth Pillar. The Sustainable Growth Pillar is a very important part of ..

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