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IPCC report: Sea level rise is certain

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently published the Assessment Report from Working Group I titled “Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis”. The report call for is a clear climate action. Key Points IPCC report provides one of the most expansive scientific reviews on science and impacts of climate change. It discussed five different ..

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Global companies to reduce emissions from ships by 2050

About 150 leading companies and organisations including oil majors & port authorities called on September 22, 2021 for decarbonising the global shipping industry completely by 2050. Highlights These companies also urged the governments to step up their action warning time was limited. About 90% of world trade are transported by sea and global shipping accounts ..

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UK to build World’s most powerful climate-change forecasting supercomputer

Met Office and Microsoft are to build a weather forecasting supercomputer in the UK. The UK Government is to invest 1.2 billion Pound Sterling in the project. About the Supercomputer The supercomputer is expected to be one of the top twenty-five supercomputers in the world. It will help in better understanding of Climate Change. The ..

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Israel: National plan to reduce 80% GHG emissions by 2050

The Ministry of Energy of Israel recently announced a National Plan to reduce 80% of Greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 as compared to that of 2015. About the plan The plan aims to shut down all coal-fired power plants by 2025. It aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the electricity sector by 75% to ..

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New Zealand Climate Change law for Financial firms

New Zealand recently introduced a bill on Climate Change for financial firms. The bill is the first of its kind in the world. New Zealand has fixed 2050 as the deadline to become carbon neutral. Key Features of the Bill It will require the insurers, banks and investment managers to report the impacts of their ..

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