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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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Earth Day

April 22nd, 2020 marked the 50th anniversary of the Earth Day. The theme for the 2020 event is climate change. About The Earth Day is an annual event to create awareness about environmental protection, observed on April 22nd. The observance started in 1970 after 20 million people took to the streets to protest the environmental ..

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April 22: World Earth Day

Every year World Earth Day is celebrated on April 22. The day is celebrated to demonstrate environmental protection. It is being celebrated since 1970. This year the World Earth Day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Climate Action Highlights On the World Earth Day, 2016, the famous Paris Agreement was signed by more than 120 ..

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