The Bonn climate change conference

GS Paper 2/3  Syllabus: International agreements/ Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation   Source: DTE  Context: Diplomats from around the world met once again in the German city of Bonn for climate negotiations before the UNFCCC’s COP28 in Dubai, UAE. The objective of the conference: To chart out a massive and immediate climate action plan to …

WMO Global Annual to Decadal Climate Update:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Conservation related issues.   Context: The global annual to decadal climate update report was recently issued by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). The annual update harnesses the expertise of internationally acclaimed climate scientists and the best prediction systems from leading climate centres around the world to produce actionable information for …

Why India, Russia blocked move to take climate change to UNSC?

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Conservation and Pollution related issues.   Context: India and Russia have blocked a proposal that would have allowed the UN Security Council to deliberate on climate-related issues.   What’s the issue? The draft resolution, piloted by Ireland and Niger, sought to create a formal space in the Security Council for …