Paris Climate Agreement Current Affairs, GK & News

Report: 1 bn tonnes CO2 to be removed by 2025 to meet climate goal

According to a report released by “Coalition for Negative Emissions (CNE) & McKinsey”, Projects in development will remove only some fraction of the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) from air to meet the 2025 climate change goal. Highlights About 190 countries have signed Paris agreement which seeks to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. ..

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Mission Innovation CleanTech Exchange

India launched a global Initiative ‘Mission Innovation CleanTech Exchange’ with the aim of creating a network of incubators in member countries to boost clean energy innovation. Highlights Mission was launched virtually at “Innovating to Net Zero Summit, 2021″ organised by Chile. It will provide access to expertise and market insights that are required to support ..

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Global Annual to Decadal Climate Update

Global Annual to Decadal 10-year Climate Update was released by United Kingdom’s Met Office led by World Meteorological Organisation. Key Findings According to the release, world will temporarily breach 1.5-Celsius warming mark within 2021-2025. It highlights, there is 40 percent chance of annual average global temperature will surpass 1.5C above pre-industrial temperatures, the warming limit ..

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2021 is make or break year to confront global climate emergency: UN Chief

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has recently released its Initial Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Synthesis Report. Highlights While commenting on the report; the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, stated that the year 2021 is a “make or break” year so as to confront the global climate emergency. The Secretary-General ..

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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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