UNFCCC Current Affairs, GK & News

UNFCCC: Cabinet approval of India’s updated NDC

The Union Cabinet recently gave approval to India’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). The updated NDC will be transferred to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). India’s Updated NDC: It aims to increase India’s contributions in strengthening global response towards climate change, in accordance with the Paris Agreement. It will help India ..

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What is the key agenda of 13th Petersburg Climate Dialogue’ 2022?

The 13th Petersburg Climate Dialogue was held on July 19th and 20th, 2022 in Berlin, Germany. It was chaired by Germany and Egypt, which are also hosting the 2022 annual climate meet (COP-27). During the informal ministerial meeting, countries agreed on consensus and provide political direction in a bid to resolve divergences, with the objective ..

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What is Green Climate Fund for adaptation?

The Green Climate Fund is invested in developing countries. It helps the countries to fight against climate change. What are the issues around GCF? The countries are not receiving Green Climate Fund, especially those in Africa. This is due to the lengthy and complicated process of accessing the fund. The issue of GCF has been ..

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COP 26: India pushing for Green Tech Transfer

India has been asserting and reaffirming its take on the transfer and financing of the green technologies by developed countries to developing nations, ahead of the Conference of Parties (COP 26). Highlights COP 26 to the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) is scheduled to held in November 2021 in Glasgow. Green Technology transfer is viewed ..

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India-UK Roadmap 2030 and Enhanced Trade Partnership

The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a virtual bilateral summit. During the summit, the leaders adopted an ambitious “Roadmap 2030”. This will help to elevate the bilateral ties between the countries. Also, the leaders launched the Enhanced Trade Partnership which is to be implemented through the 1.4 ..

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India-US to focus on Climate Finance

The US Climate Envoy John Kerry was on a four-day visit to India. During his visit he met the Union Minister of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar. During the meet, the leaders discussed several issues including joint research and collaboration and Climate Finance. India’s Emissions According to International Energy Agency, India is ..

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