IPCCC Current Affairs, GK & News
Rajinder K Pachauri, who recently passed away, was the founder and chief executive of the New-Delhi based research institute, the Energy Resources Institute (TERI). He was elected Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 2002, which was established by the World Meteorological Organisation and the United Nations Environment Programme. He had received ..
The longest climate talks in the history of United Nations that was held in Madrid, Spain, ended on December 15, 2019. The climate summit ended without crucial agreement on carbon market rules of the Paris Agreement. Highlights The key issues that was aimed to get resolved at the summit was the regulation of carbon market. ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
On November 5th, every year the World Tsunami Day is marked by the United Nations. UN designated the day in 2015. The day will promote Target (d) of the Sendai Seven Campaign that focuses in reducing disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services. Global Actions After 3 weeks of the deadly December ..
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In order to better gauge the impact of climate change on the Hindu Kush mountains, which includes the Himalayas, and for data-gathering, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) will collaborate with meteorological agencies in China and Pakistan. Key details: Earlier also, the IMD organised a workshop to discuss ways to establish a regional climate centre that ..