Page-8 of UNFCCC Current Affairs, GK & News

UNFCCC, MSSRF to work for conservation of coastal resources in Andhra Pradesh

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Chennai based M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) have agreed to work together for the conservation and adaptation initiative of coastal resources in Andhra Pradesh. In this regard, UNFCCC has sanctioned 3.8 crore rupees through an adaptation fund for the implementation of potential adaptation strategy of MSSRF ..

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Japan pledges 26% emissions cut by 2030

World’s sixth biggest greenhouse gas polluter, Japan has pledged to cut emissions 26 per cent from 2013 levels by 2030 in a bid to fight calamitous global warming. In this regard, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe led government submitted its target to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Japan’s announcement comes ahead ..

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Canada plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 % by 2030

Canada has formally announced its plans to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. In this regard, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s led government submitted its target to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Canada’s announcement comes ahead of Climate change conference to be held in ..

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EU formally adopts climate change targets for December 2015 UNFCCC Paris Conference

The European Union (EU) has formally adopted climate change targets for December 2015 UNFCCC Paris Conference. Adopted climate change target includes a 40 per cent cut in emissions by 2030. These targets were agreed by leaders of the 28 EU member-states at a summit in October 2014 but now have been officially forwarded to the ..

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