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  • World Meteorological Congress 2021

    Why in News Recently, the World Meteorological Congress 2021 has endorsed a Water Declaration, including the Water and Climate Coalition. It has...

    23 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Indian Railway to be Net Zero Emitter by 2030

    Why in News Recently, Indian Railways (IR) has announced that it is likely to become world’s first ‘net-zero’ carbon emitter by...

    22 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • UNEP Production Gap Report

    Why in News Recently, the 2021 Production Gap Report was released by the leading research institutes and the United Nations Environment Programme...

    21 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Disappearing African Rare Glaciers

    Why in News Recently, a report from the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) stated that Africa's rare glaciers will disappear in the next two...

    20 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Decreasing Ice and Its Impact: Arctic

    Why in News According to a recent study, if carbon emissions continue at current levels, summer ice in the arctic will disappear by 2100 and, along...

    20 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • COP26 Climate Conference

    Why in News The COP 26 United Nations Climate Change Conference will be hosted by the UK from 31st october to 12th November. Earlier,...

    19 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • E-Waste Generation

    Why in News International E-Waste Day has been observed on 14th October since 2018. The aim of the day is to raise awareness about the millions...

    19 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • World Energy Outlook Report 2021: IEA

    Why in News Recently, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released the World Energy Outlook (WEO) Report 2021. Published every year, the WEO...

    18 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Endosulfan

    Why in News Protestors at Periya Plantation Corporation godown in Kasaragod, Kerala have called for returning endosulfan (an organochlorine...

    16 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Kunming Declaration on Biodiversity

    Why in News Recently, the Kunming Declaration was adopted by over 100 countries at the ongoing 15th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations...

    14 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Draft EPR Notification: Plastic Packaging Waste

    Why in News Recently, the Union Environment Ministry has come out with a draft notification for regulation of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)...

    13 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Carbon Farming

    Introduction Carbon: It is recognized as a key energy currency of biological systems, including agriculture. Agricultural production depends on...

    13 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • New Cicada Species: Nagaland

    Why in News Recently, a new cicada species (Platyomia kohimaensis) was found in the Naga Hills of Nagaland. Earlier, two species of Cicadas...

    13 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP)

    Why in News Recently, the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) has said that the measures under the “very poor” and...

    13 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Suo-Motu Powers of National Green Tribunal

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court has declared the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) position as a “unique” forum endowed with...

    13 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Agriculture and Environment

    This article is based upon “A Carbon Policy for the Farm” which was published in the Indian Express on 11/10/2021. It talks about...

    11 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Detoxification of Lukha River: Meghalaya

    Why in News Recently, the Meghalaya Government has claimed that a detoxing pilot project has brought the Lukha river back from the dead. Key...

    11 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Palk Bay Scheme and Marine Fisheries Bill

    Why in News The Union Government is considering increasing the unit cost of deep-sea fishing vessels from Rs 80 L to Rs 1.3 Cr under the Palk Bay...

    09 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • India’s Ethanol Plan and Food Security

    Why in News India’s ambitious plan to cut the use of fossil fuels by promoting ethanol derived from rice, corn and sugar could undermine its...

    08 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • State of Climate Services Report 2021: WMO

    Why in News Recently, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released the State of Climate Services report 2021. It focuses on Terrestrial...

    08 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

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