Kyoto Protocol: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

1 trillion USD required to achieve UN’s Decarbonization Target of Shipping Industry

Published: January 20, 2020

The United Nations had set the target of reducing carbon emissions from shipping industry by 50% by 2050 as compared to the levels in 2008. A study of London based Energy Institute (University College London’s Energy Institute) suggest that in order to achieve the target, the world has to spend 1 trillion USD. Highlights According ..

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2010 – COP 16/MOP 6, Cancún, Mexico

Published: May 23, 2011

2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference was held in Cancún, Mexico, from 29 November to 10 December 2010. This was the 16th session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), so referred as COP 16. This was also the 6th session of the Conference of the Parties ..

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COP22 adopts Marrakech Action Proclamation

Published: November 19, 2016

The COP22 to the UNFCC, 12th session of COP of Parties to Kyoto Protocol (CMP 12), and first session of COP of Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1) were held in Marrakech, Morocco. Nearly 200 nations attending the COP22 to the UNFCC have adopted Marrakech Action Proclamation for Our Climate and Sustainable Development. The ..

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Current Affairs : December 12, 2011

Published: December 12, 2011

India agrees to legally binding emission cuts in Durban climate deal India at Durban has for the first time agreed to binding emission cuts, with all other major emitters, but the quantity of cuts would be based on equity. The 194 countries have agreed on a roadmap for a 2015 accord that will, for the ..

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Current Affairs Update : April 10, 2009

Published: April 10, 2009

1. A suicide bomber attacked a crowded Shiite mosque in Chakwal city in Punjab province, about 80km south of Islamabad on Sunday, killing 22 people and wounding dozens more.Violence in Pakistan has spread well beyond the Afghan border region, including a suicide bombing in Islamabad on Saturday that killed eight paramilitary personnel and a commando-style ..

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