UNFCCC Current Affairs, GK & News

UNFCCC  Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Global Himalayan Expedition won the UN Global Climate Action Award

Indian organisation named Global Himalayan Expedition wins UN Global Climate Action Award for combating climate change amid COVID-19 pandemic. About GHE is a corporation that manages ‘Impacts Expeditions’ to the Himalayan villages in native areas. These expeditions will have a valid cause. For instance, to set up solar energy in remote villages. Significance of GHE ..

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Global Climate Summit, 2020

The United Nations is to hold the Global Climate Summit on December 12, 2020 and Britain is to co-host the summit. The summit is to increase momentum ahead of UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate change) COP 26 (Conference of Parties) that is to be held in November 2021. UNFCCC The UNFCCC was established ..

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Uganda: First African country to submit REDD++ results

REDD++ is a mechanism of United Nations to reduce emissions from forest degradation and deforestation. REDD++ operates under United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Uganda recently submitted its REDD++ results and has become the first African country to submit the results. Significance in terms of Africa Africa has the greatest net forest loss ..

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India attends Petersberg Climate Dialogue

On April 28, 2020, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate change Shri Prakash Javadekar attended the 11th session of “Petersberg Climate Dialogue” representing India. Highlights The dialogue was hosted by Germany. It was co-chaired by United Kingdom. Over 30 countries participated in the dialogue. The dialogue discussed about measures to tackle COVID-19, save lives ..

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