Environment

IPCC Special Report on Climate Change

United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released special report on global warming in Incheon, South Korea. Key Points from report It clearly shows how half degree of warming makes big difference, adversely impacting global population and overall ecosystem through intense heat waves, melting of Arctic, sea level rise, erratic rainfall, reduction of …

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Asiatic lions

Asiatic lions are cousins of the African lion. They are believed to have split away 100,000 years ago. They are slightly smaller and have distinctive fold of skin along their bellies. Gir sanctuary is the only wild population of Asiatic lions in the world. With serious conservation efforts of the State and the Union Government, …

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India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP)

India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP) ICAP addresses cooling requirement across sectors and lists out actions which can help reduce cooling demand. Its thrust is to look for synergies in actions for securing both environmental and socio-economic benefits. ICAP’s overarching goal is to provide sustainable cooling and thermal comfort for all while securing environmental and socio-economic …

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Paris Agreement : Reluctance of developed world

Paris Agreement: Paris Agreement is an international agreement to combat climate change. It charts a new course in the global climate effort. Paris Agreement comes under the broad umbrella of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). UNFCCC is a convention held in 1992 to combat climate change. The Paris Agreement’s long-term goal is to keep …

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