Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) Current Affairs, GK & News

2022 NDC synthesis report

The 2022 NDC synthesis report was released by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ahead of the COP27 that is set to held in November this year. What is NDC synthesis report? The UNFCCC’s synthesis report is an annual summary of countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions and their impact on greenhouse gas emissions. ..

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State of Gender Equality and Climate Change in South Asia and the HKH Region

“State of Gender Equality and Climate Change in South Asia and the HKH Region” report was released by the ICIMOD on September 29, 2022. Key findings The newly released report assessed the state of gender equality and climate change in climate-affected sectors like agriculture, water and energy. It focused on 10 countries – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, ..

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India’s Non – Fossil Fuel Milestone

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy recently announced that India has reached its non – fossil fuel target much ahead of 2030. What is the milestone achieved? At the COP21, India had pledged to install 40% of overall electric energy from non – renewable sources. India aimed to achieve this target by 2030. But ..

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Climate Action Tracker: Global warming by 2100 to be at 2.4°C

The Climate Action Tracker recently released a report calculating the impacts of the recent US Climate Summit. According to the report, even after implementing the ambitious climate goals of the summit, global temperature will increase by 2.4°C by 2100 as compared to that of pre-industrial levels. About the report The report tracked the policies of ..

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New Zealand Climate Change law for Financial firms

New Zealand recently introduced a bill on Climate Change for financial firms. The bill is the first of its kind in the world. New Zealand has fixed 2050 as the deadline to become carbon neutral. Key Features of the Bill It will require the insurers, banks and investment managers to report the impacts of their ..

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LANCET Modelling Study on Paris Climate Agreement

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change has published its new research in Lancet Planetary Health Journal recently. The report has highlighted the benefits of adoption of the Paris Agreement to health. Highlights It highlights that the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are in consistent with the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement aims to limit ..

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