India-Denmark Green Strategic Partnership: Advancing Sustainable Development and Climate Goals

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This article explores the India-Denmark Green Strategic Partnership and its role in advancing sustainable development and climate goals. Learn about the key areas of cooperation, including renewable energy, green transportation, and climate adaptation. Discover how India and Denmark are working together to tackle global challenges and promote a sustainable future. Why in news? During the ‘India-Denmark: Partners for Green and … Read More

Karnataka Leads the Way in Clean Energy Transition: A Look at India’s Renewable Energy Landscape

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As per a recent report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and Ember, the Indian states of Karnataka and Gujarat are leading the transition towards clean electricity. Ember, which is an independent climate and energy think tank, collaborated with IEEFA to analyze energy markets, trends, and policies. What are the Highlights of the Report? A scoring … Read More

Shoonya Campaign of NITI Ayog – UPSC Gist

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NITI Aayog recently hosted the Zero Campaign Forum in New Delhi on the first anniversary of the “Shoonya Campaign” (Zero Initiative). The event was attended by G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant, NITI Aayog CEO Mr Parameswaran Iyer, MyGov CEO Abhishek Singh, Delhi Government Principal Secretary Ashish Kundra, Mahindra Electric Mobility CEO Suman Mishra and others. What is Shoonya Campaign? NITI Aayog … Read More

Why, When and How Names are Ascribed to Cyclones?

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Recently a hurricane named Nate has popped up in news. This hurricane is building up in the Mexico Gulf and is expected to eventually landfall in the US Gulf Cost early in the second week of October, 2017. One may be curious to know why, when and how the storms or cyclones are assigned particular names. Below is provided answers … Read More

Rare Earth Elements and their Uses, Distribution, Hazards

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Rare earth elements are a set of 17 chemical elements. These elements are not exactly rare, but are relatively plentiful in Earth’s crust. In fact cerium, one of such elements, is the 25th most abundant element. But these elements are called rare because they tend to occur together in nature and hence are difficult to separate. History The first rare … Read More

Things to know about International Solar Alliance (ISA)

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International Solar Alliance (ISA) is an important initiative taken  by Govt. of India to create platform to address issues related to production of solar energy. It was formally launched on 30 November, 2015 by Prime Minister Modi and then French President Francois Holland during the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris. This Alliance is expected to have in its fold as many … Read More