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Ananyaa Kaushal

Covid Cases on the rise in post-Diwali week

NEW DELHI: The end of the Diwali week marked a steady increase in new Covid-19 infections. India recorded 80,614 new cases of the coronavirus this week. With 10,789 new cases in the last 24 hours. While cases in the southern states, namely Kerela and Tamil Nadu continue to gradually drop, […]

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The problem of poverty in India

In India, poverty is presently estimated by fixing a poverty line based on a differentiated calorie-norm. This means that the level of poverty depends upon the capacity of a person to purchase food and a person who can buy specific amount of food to cross the poverty line margin for […]

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What are Carbon Markets ?

Carbon Markets: Carbon markets facilitate the trading of emission reductions. Such a market allows countries, or industries, to earn carbon credits for the emission reductions they make in excess of their targets. These carbon credits can be traded to the highest bidder in exchange of money. The buyers of carbon […]

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Achievements of the Glasgow Summit 2021

What was achieved? Mitigation: The Glasgow agreement has emphasised that stronger action in the current decade was most critical to achieving the 1.5-degree target. Accordingly, it has: 1. Asked countries to strengthen their 2030 climate action plans, or NDCs (nationally-determined contributions), by next year. 2. Established a work programme to […]

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What does the Glasgow Agreement say?

Following are the major observations of the Glasgow Summit : 1. A deal aimed at staving off dangerous climate change has been struck at the COP26 summit in Glasgow. 2. Expressed “deep regrets” over the failure of the developed countries to deliver on their $100 billion promise. It has asked […]

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What are Carbon Markets ?

Glasgow Summit 2021 Carbon Markets: Carbon markets facilitate the trading of emission reductions. Such a market allows countries, or industries, to earn carbon credits for the emission reductions they make in excess of their targets. These carbon credits can be traded to the highest bidder in exchange of money. The […]

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