United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

20 Countries sign framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA)

Published: November 16, 2016

Over 20 countries including Brazil and France have signed a Framework Agreement on International Solar Alliance in Marrakesh. The agreement was opened for signatures on the sidelines of CoP22 to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The framework agreement would be kept open for a few weeks for more countries to sign. ..

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2010 – COP 16/MOP 6, Cancún, Mexico

Published: May 23, 2011

2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference was held in Cancún, Mexico, from 29 November to 10 December 2010. This was the 16th session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), so referred as COP 16. This was also the 6th session of the Conference of the Parties ..

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Current Affairs : December 12, 2011

Published: December 12, 2011

India agrees to legally binding emission cuts in Durban climate deal India at Durban has for the first time agreed to binding emission cuts, with all other major emitters, but the quantity of cuts would be based on equity. The 194 countries have agreed on a roadmap for a 2015 accord that will, for the ..

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Current Affairs Update : April 10, 2009

Published: April 10, 2009

1. A suicide bomber attacked a crowded Shiite mosque in Chakwal city in Punjab province, about 80km south of Islamabad on Sunday, killing 22 people and wounding dozens more.Violence in Pakistan has spread well beyond the Afghan border region, including a suicide bombing in Islamabad on Saturday that killed eight paramilitary personnel and a commando-style ..

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Current Affairs: December 15, 2011

Published: December 15, 2011

Canada quits Kyoto Complaining that Kyoto Protocol does not cover the world’s two largest emitters, the United States and China, and therefore cannot work, Canada has quit the Kyoto Protocol. The Protocol originally covered countries generating less than 30 per cent of global emissions and now it covered less than only 13 per cent and ..

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