Paris Agreement on Climate Change Current Affairs, GK & News

Paris Agreement on Climate Change  Current Affairs, GK & News

Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS)

The US Federal Bank recently joined the Network for Greening the Financial System. In Europe, several European Securities and Market Authorities have joined NGFS recently. The other new members of the network are Central Bank of Iceland, Polish Financial Supervision Authority, Uruguay, Paraguay and financial authorities of Indonesia and Egypt. In July 2020, the Asian ..

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

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

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

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

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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