Greenhouse gas emissions: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

NITI Aayog and Netherlands sign “Decarbonisation and Energy Transition Agenda”

Published: September 30, 2020

NITI Aayog and Netherlands recently signed a Statement of Intent. They agreed to support “Decarbonization and Energy Transition Agenda” to accommodate cleaner energy. Highlights Under the SoI, the partners will co-create innovative technological solutions. This is to be achieved through exchange of knowledge and collaborative activities. Key Components of the agreement The key elements of ..

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Global Climate Summit, 2020

Published: September 24, 2020

The United Nations is to hold the Global Climate Summit on December 12, 2020 and Britain is to co-host the summit. The summit is to increase momentum ahead of UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate change) COP 26 (Conference of Parties) that is to be held in November 2021. UNFCCC The UNFCCC was established ..

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Rice- Fish Farming System

Published: April 18, 2020

In view of the increasing challenge to ensure food security and sustainable agricultural intensification, the benefits of extensively adopting rice- fish farming system in India is being discussed. About the System Rice cum fish farming is a type of co-culture system in agriculture where paddy cultivation is combined with rearing of aquatic animals like fish, ..

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Rising Sea Level to impact Population in India: Moody’s Report

Published: January 16, 2020

The US-based credit rating agency Moody’s Corporation in its report on the consequences of rising sea level due to global warming has stated that the Asian countries, especially the Middle East and the North Africa countries (MENA) are the most exposed to credit risk, with some high-income economies such as Japan and Netherland also are ..

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Global carbon emission’s link to India’s economic growth

Published: December 4, 2019

Recent study published in the journal Nature Climate Change showed a link between the lower global carbon emission growth with India’s slowing economy. The growth in carbon dioxide emission has reduced in 2019 compared to 2018 according to the study and is linked to lower coal usage by India and China. China accounts for 50% ..

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