International Methane Emissions Observatory (IMEO) – UPSC Prelims

International Methane Emissions Observatory (IMEO)
  • Launched by: UN Environment Programme (UNEP) with support from the European Union
  • Launched at the recent G20 Summit.
  • Objective of the IMEO
    • The observatory aims to provide credible data to track the country’s progress on meeting methane reduction pledges and to promote best practices.
    • It will initially focus on methane emissions from the fossil fuel sector and then expand to other major emitting sectors like agriculture and waste.
    • It will also monitor commitments made by countries in the Global Methane Pledge, a US- and EU-led effort to slash methane emissions by 30% by 2030.
Scroll to Top