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Global Warming

Global warming’ is the term used to describe the rise in global surface temperatures. The term is often used interchangeably with ‘climate change’. The phenomenon revolves around the rise in surface temperatures – over land and oceans – that have led to an accelerated increase in temperatures. This has in […]

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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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POLLUTION

Pollution is defined as introduction of harmful particles in the environment.It can be man made or natural.The reason for pollution is many like toxic gas from industry, plastics in water,sound from vehicles etc. TYPES OF POLLUTION:- * Land pollution * Noise pollution * Water pollution * Air pollution * Light […]

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Global Citizen Live 2021

Global Citizen Live is a charity concert organized by the Global Citizen Organization founded in 2008. It hosts an annual music festival, one of the main objectives of the event is to raise awareness of global poverty and climate change. Broadcasting from sites on six continents, including New York’s Central […]

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