Lakshmi Puri Current Affairs, GK & News
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% ..
Topics: Carbon dioxide • Carbon finance • Chemical compounds • Clean Development Mechanism • Climate forcing agents • Coal • deforestation • Emissions trading • Global warming • Greenhouse gas • Greenhouse gas emissions • Lakshmi Puri • Manoj G. Tirodkar • Nature
United Nations Secretary-General (UNSG) Antonio Guterres recently appointed Indian-origin Anita Bhatia as Deputy Executive Director of United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) for Resource Management, Sustainability and Partnerships. Key Highlights Earlier Lakshmi Puri, Veteran Indian diplomat and a gender equality champion had served as Assistant Secretary-General of the United ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Anita Bhatia • António Guterres • Lakshmi Puri • SDG • Shailesh Tinaikar • Sustainable Development Goals • UN Mission in South Sudan • UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres • UN Women • UNGS • United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Wome • United Nations General Assembly • United Nations Secretary General • UNMISS • UNSG • World Bank