MoU signed between International Solar Alliance(ISA) and international Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO):Basics Explained

In a ceremony held on the sidelines of the 42th Session of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Assembly in Montreal on 26 September 2022, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between International Solar Alliance (ISA) and ICAO in the…

Triple dip” La Niña: Basics Explained

La Niña and El Niño are simply terms to describe the weather phenomenon that involves changing surface ocean temperatures in the central and eastern equatorial Pacific throughout the year. Both are phased of the El Niño Southern Oscillation Climate Pattern….

Biodiversity Finance, Mitigation Targets: Basics Explained

The Convention on Biological Diversity set a global goal of reversing the loss of biodiversity resources through in situ conservation of valuable habitats and biodiversity. Biodiversity but ironically its conservation remains an economic externality — outside of the mainstream economy…

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

Every year September 16 is marked as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. This year, we celebrate 35 years of the Vienna Convention and 35 years of global ozone layer protection. On December 19, 2000, the United Nations General…

International Day of Clean Air for blue skies

The very first International Day of Clean Air for blue skies  was held on September 7th, 2020. The Day aims to: Raise public awareness at all levels—individual, community, corporate and government—that clean air is important for health, productivity, the economy and…

Super Typhoon ‘Hinnamnor’: Basics Explained

The strongest tropical storm, the category 5 typhoon — the highest classification on the scale — of 2022, dubbed Super Typhoon ‘Hinnamnor’, has been barrelling across the western Pacific Ocean and is presently hurtling back towards the islands of Japan…

Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai among world’s top 20 most polluted cities: Basics Explained

New Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai are among the top 20 most polluted cities in the world in terms of PM2.5 levels, according to the latest State of Global Air report on air quality and health in cities. While New Delhi…

Crop Diversification: Basics Explained

Read:https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/cultivation-of-maize-mustard-moong-need-to-be-promoted-icar-chief-122081300884_1.html#:~:text=Cultivation%20of%20maize%2C%20mustard%2C%20and,Singh%20on%20Saturday. Cultivation of maize, mustard, and moong(3Ms) needs to be promoted in a big way across the country and this must be accompanied by the adoption of modern technology in the agriculture sector, said the Indian Council of Agricultural Research…