Paris Climate Deal: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Carbon dioxide levels and Global Warming

Published: May 22, 2019

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 ..

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EU agrees on Greenhouse Gas Emission cut for Trucks

Published: February 21, 2019

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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Yellow Vests Protests

Published: January 15, 2019

The protestors are referred to as Yellow Vests because they don the “Gilets Jaunes” (yellow vests), which the French drivers are required to carry in their cars. It is a leaderless movement which no reported structure or leadership to the movement. Why are they protesting? Though there is no consensus on the French media about why ..

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