Nationally Determined Contributions: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Apex Committee for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement: Key Facts

Published: December 1, 2020

The Apex Committee for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement (AIPA) was recently constituted by the Indian government to ensure coordinated response to climate change matters and to keep the country on track towards meeting its climate change obligations under the Paris Agreement, which includes Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). It will act as the national ..

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GoI launches India Climate Change Knowledge Portal

Published: November 28, 2020

The Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar recently launched the India Climate Change knowledge portal. The portal will hold major information about the steps taken by the government at both National and international levels to address climate change issues. It will act as a single point information source providing information ..

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73 Countries join Climate Ambition Alliance at COP25

Published: December 13, 2019

Around 73 countries have joined the Climate Ambition Alliance (CAA) at the COP25. The alliance is led by Chile and was launched at the Climate Action Summit, New York in 2019. Both Chile and UK will work together to mobilize additional actors to join the alliance. They will also work towards COP26 that is to ..

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India attended the Madrid Climate Conference

Published: December 8, 2019

The Minister of Environment Shri Prakash Javadekar represented India at the Madrid Climate Conference. The United Nations Climate Change Conference is being held in Madrid between 2nd December, 2019 and 13th December 2019. The COP25 (25th Conference of Parties) was to be held in Chile. However, Chile government cancelled COP25 due to the protests that ..

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UNDP Green Climate Fund: India gets 43 million USD to boost climate in 3 coastal states

Published: November 14, 2019

With the help pf 43 million USD from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), India has begun the project that will positively impact over 10 million people living on the coastline. The funds are to be obtained from the Green Climate Fund that was established under United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The objective ..

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