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Australian Cabinet is set to consider conditions that junior coalition partner of government has placed on committing to the target of zero net carbon emissions by 2050. Key Facts In-principal support of the Nationals party for the target was agreed at a meeting on October 24, 2021. This support is significant for Australia as the ..
European Union’s executive branch released new legislation to meet its pledge of cutting emissions of gases causing global warming by 55% this decade. About “Fit for 55” legislation EU’s ‘fit for 55’ legislation includes a controversial plan to tax foreign companies for pollution caused by them. Legislation also provides for de-facto phasing out of gasoline ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
The United States has officially re-joined the Paris climate accord on February 19, 2020. It has joined the deal again after 107 days it left. Highlights With the rejoining of US, the world leaders expects that now the country will prove its seriousness as it was mostly absent for four years. The countries are also ..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chinese President Xi Jing Ping are to participate in the Davos Agenda Summit. The Davos Agenda Summit is organised by the World Economic Forum. The “Great Reset Initiative” of the World Economic Forum is to be launched during the Davos Agenda Summit. The theme of the Davos Agenda Summit, ..
The global concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are at dangerously higher levels. The higher the concentration of carbon dioxide, the greater the greenhouse gas which causes the Earth’s atmosphere to heat up. Hence the levels of carbon dioxide are one of the best indicators of the manner in which the planet has been ..
The European Parliament and the Council have struck a deal reduce average CO2 emissions compared with 2019 levels. The features of the deal are: To reduce emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from new trucks and buses by 30 per cent by 2030. The deal proposes a binding CO2-reduction target for trucks at the EU-level for ..
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