Greenhouse gas emissions Current Affairs, GK & News

Heat deaths due to Global Warming

Recently a study was conducted to calculate human cost of climate change. According to it, more than one-third of world’s heat deaths are related to global warming each year. Key Findings According to scientists, more people die from other extreme weather which increases due to global warming like storms, flooding and drought. They highlight, heat ..

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Global Methane Assessment launched by UNEP and CCAC

The United Nations recently launched the Global Methane Assessment. It was released by Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) and the United Nations Environment Programme. The Climate Clean Air Coalition is a global partnership of governments and non-state partners. The report says that human caused methane emissions can be reduced by 45% in 2020-30. These ..

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Net Zero Producer Forum

Saudi Arabia recently announced that it is to join Canada, US, Qatar and Norway in forming the Net Zero Producers Forum. Net Zero Producers Forum The forum has been formed for the oil and gas producers to discuss how to support the implementation of Paris Agreement on Climate Change. It aims to develop pragmatic net ..

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Earth Day Summit

On March 22, 2021, US President Joe Biden kick started a two-day Earth Day Summit. During the Summit, the President pledged to halve the US emissions by the end of the decade. Key Highlights The United States and the other countries increased their targets of slashing the Greenhouse gas emissions. The US President Joe Biden ..

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Global Energy Review

The International Energy Agency recently released the Global Energy Review report. According to the report, the Carbon Dioxide emissions in India is to be 1.4% higher than the levels recorded in 2019. Key Findings of the Report: India The coal-fired power generation is to increase by three times higher than the increase in generation from ..

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