Greenhouse gases Current Affairs, GK & News
Industrialization in China occurred at breathtaking pace which lifted people out of poverty and transformed India into the world’s factory. However, this also made China the biggest emitter of carbon dioxide. As a result, China has set the goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2060. What is carbon neutral? Carbon neutral means cutting carbon dioxide emissions ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Recent reports show that the level of carbon dioxide emission continues to grow despite the decline in coal consumption. The carbon dioxide emission is set to rise by 0.6% in 2019 according to the Global Carbon Project. Though this is lower than last year’s rate, the current emission rate will reach record high levels in ..
World Ozone Day 2019 was observed on September 16. The slogan for World Ozone Day 2019 is “Ozone: All that is there between You and UV”. The slogan is meant to showcase how human activity can impact the ozone layer and ultimately, the survival of the Earth and its environment. 2019: Theme The theme for ..
Topics: Environment • Environmental treaties • Greenhouse gases • Hydrofluorocarbon • Law by country • Montreal Protocol • Organofluorine chemistry • Ozone • Ozone depletion • Ozone layer • Politics by country • Treaties of the Holy See
Since land acts as both the source as well as a sink of carbon, Land use, and changes in land use forms an integral part of the conversation on climate change. On one hand activities like agriculture and cattle rearing are a major source of methane and nitrous oxide. Both the gases are hundreds of ..
Topics: Carbon cycle • Carbon dioxide • Carbon finance • Climate change • Climate change mitigation • Climate forcing agents • Climate history • Global warming • Greenhouse gases • IPCC Report on Land and Climate Change • Law by country • Low-carbon diet • Politics by country
Delhi Metro has become first ever project in India to receive power generated from a waste-to-energy plant. The move is in continuation of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) efforts to establish an environment-friendly network Key Highlights Steps Taken: Since beginning of June 2019, DMRC has started receiving 2 MW power from a 12 MW capacity ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Topics: Delhi Metro • Delhi Metro Rail Corporation • DMRC • DMRC and Environment Initiatives • Greenhouse gases • IL&FS Environmental Infrastructure & Services Ltd • Pink Line of Delhi Metro • Public Private Partnership Model • Rewa Solar Facility • Solar Power Plants • waste-to-energy plant