Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

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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April 22: World Earth Day

Published: April 21, 2020

Every year World Earth Day is celebrated on April 22. The day is celebrated to demonstrate environmental protection. It is being celebrated since 1970. This year the World Earth Day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Climate Action Highlights On the World Earth Day, 2016, the famous Paris Agreement was signed by more than 120 ..

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Russia formally joins Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Published: September 24, 2019

Russia has formally accepted the 2015 Paris agreement on Climate Change. The Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev has recently signed a document in this regard. As per the document Russia will now allocate financial resources towards developing countries for prevention of and adaptation to climate change. Key Highlights United Nations Climate Action Summit in ..

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Paris Climate Deal: US to Withdraw

Published: June 2, 2017

President Donald Trump has announced that the United States is set to withdraw from the historic 2015 Paris Accord as the accord was hurting his country and economy very badly. However, he has said that he is open for a “new transaction” on terms that are fair to the US. With the decision to pull out, the ..

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April 22: Earth Day

Published: April 22, 2017

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22. It was first celebrated in 1970, and since then it is celebrated in more than 193 countries by over a billion people every year. Earth Day celebrations are coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network. Earth Day 2017’s Campaign is Environmental & Climate Literacy. Environmental and ..

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