19 November 2022. Introduction: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar published a study of sequential extreme weather events – heatwaves in the summer and extreme rainfall in summer monsoon seasons over the same regions from 1951 to 2020. What are the key findings of the report?
19 November 2022. Introduction: The report titled “Who is Financing Fossil Fuel Expansion in Africa?” was released at the COP27. Some of the organizations that wrote the report include Urgewald, Oilwatch Africa, and Africa Coal Network. A total of 37 African non-profi0074s wrote this report. What are the key findings of the report? Export dominance […]
18 November 2022. Introduction: India opposed the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture that sought to minimize greenhouse gas emissions from the agriculture sector. What is Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture? Why has India opposed the KJWA? India held that emissions from the agricultural sectors are not “luxury” emissions but “survival emissions” of the poor. It […]
17 November 2022. Introduction: India has proposed improving the protection of the red-crowned roofed turtle (Batagur kachuga) under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). About red-crowned roofed turtle 19th Conference of the Parties to CITES The 19th Conference of the Parties to CITES is being held from November 14 to 25 in 2022 in […]
16 November 2022. Introduction: State of the Climate in Asia 2021 was released by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) at the COP27 in Egypt. What are the key findings of the report?
15 November 2022. Introduction: The Global Shield Against Climate Risks initiative was launched on November 14, 2022 by the Vulnerable Twenty (V20) countries and G7 countries. While V20 countries represent 58 countries that are vulnerable to climate change, the G7 represent seven of the world’s most industrialized countries. About the initiative How will the […]
15 November 2022. Introduction: Indonesia Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) was launched at the G20 Summit’s side event Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII). What is Indonesia Just Energy Partnership? Indonesia Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) is a long-term political agreement between the Indonesian Government and International Partners Group (IPG), with the US and […]
15 November 2022. Introduction Climate Change Performance Index 2023 was released jointly by Germanwatch, NewClimate Institute and Climate Action Network. What is Climate Change Performance Index? The Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) is released every year at the UN Climate Change Conference. It is an instrument that ensures transparency in the national and international climate […]
14November 2022. Introduction: India’s Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategy was launched by the Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change at the COP27. What is Long-Term Low Emissions Development Strategy? The 2015 Paris Agreement requires all parties to create a long-term low greenhouse gas emissions development strategies (LT-LEDS) based on their various responsibilities and […]
14November 2022. Introduction: The Methane Alert and Response System (MARS) was launched at the 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. What is Methane Alert and Response System (MARS)? About methane and its role in climate change Methane accounts for only a minuscule portion […]