United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Current Affairs, GK & News
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC or FCCC) is another projected legally binding agreement produced at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) or Earth Summit 1992. The objective of UNFCC is to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system. Is ..
India is participating the Madrid climate talks and will work to protect its long-term development interests. COP-25 is an important conference on climate change as countries prepare to move from pre-2020 period under the Kyoto Protocol to post-2020 period under the Paris Agreement. India’s approach is based on the principles and provisions of UN Framework ..
Topics: Climate change policy • Climate Finance • Common But Differentiated Responsibilities • Environment • Environmental treaties • International environmental law • Kyoto Protocol • Law by country • Paris Agreement • Politics by country • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
The Bonn, Germany based non-governmental, a non-profit organization, Germanwatch has released its Global climate risk index that analysis to what extent regions and countries have been affected by the impacts of natural weather-related loss events such as storms, heatwaves, floods, etc. Germanwatch was founded in 1991. The 2020 edition of the Index was launched at ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
As per the G20 Brown to Green Report 2018, none of the G20 nations have their emission levels low enough to meet the 2030 targets. The report measures how the world’s top 20 economies nations are doing along the road to meet the guidelines set by the Paris Agreement. As per the report, Greenhouse gas ..
Topics: Climate change mitigation • Climate forcing agents • Environment • G20 • G20 Pittsburgh summit • Global warming • Greenhouse gas • Law by country • Paris Agreement • Politics by country • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
The Spanish capital city of Madrid will host the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 25) from 2nd to 13th December 2019. The decision was taken after Chile withdrew as host for the event due to the ongoing street protests in the South American country. The annual Conference of the Parties (COP) summit is a key ..
Topics: Climate change policy • Environmental treaties • Global warming • In Chile • Law by country • Politics by country • United Nations Climate Change Conference • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
India hosted the 2nd International Solar Alliance (ISA) assembly in New Delhi on 30th-31st October 2019. In it, two countries – Eritrea and Saint Kittis and Nevis – have signed the ISA’s Framework Agreement and took the total number of signatories to 83. The ISA was jointly launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then ..
Topics: Foreign relations of India • François Hollande • International Solar Alliance • Law by country • Narendra Modi • Nevis • Paris Agreement • Politics by country • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change