World Earth Day Current Affairs, GK & News
The Indian Army recently launched the first Green Solar Energy harnessing plant in Sikkim. It was launched to benefit the troops of the Indian army. About the plant The plant uses Vanadium based battery technology. It was built at an altitude of 16,000 feet. The capacity of the plant is 56 KVA. It was completed ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
Category: Defence Current Affairs
On March 22, 2021, US President Joe Biden kick started a two-day Earth Day Summit. During the Summit, the President pledged to halve the US emissions by the end of the decade. Key Highlights The United States and the other countries increased their targets of slashing the Greenhouse gas emissions. The US President Joe Biden ..
The Chinese President Xi Jing Ping is to attend the US Leaders Summit that is to be held on World Earth Day (April 22). Also, Xi Jing Ping will deliver an important speech at the summit. Apart from China, over forty leaders are to attend the summit. This includes PM Modi of India as well. ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Every year, the World Earth Day is celebrated on April 22. The first World Earth Day was celebrated in 1970. Background In 1969, the Peace Activist John McConnell proposed to celebrate World Earth Day to honour the earth. It was first proposed to be celebrated on March 21, 1970, which is the first day of ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station on World Earth Day (April 22). NASA is to launch the mission along with SpaceX. About SpaceX Crew 2 It is the second crewed operational flight of Crew Dragon Spacecraft. The mission will transport four scientists to the International ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs