Kyoto Protocol

The Kyoto Protocol has put in place three flexibility mechanisms to reduce emission of Green House Gases. Although the Protocol places maximum responsibility of reducing emissions on the developed countries by committing them to specific emission targets, the three mechanisms are based on the premise that reduction of emissions in any part of the globe … Read more

Inter-governmental action

IPCC UN Conference on Environment and Development (Earth Summit), 1992 Agenda 21 An action plan of UN relating to sustainable development adopted at the Earth Summit, 1992 UNFCCC Kyoto Protocol IPCC 1988 by World Meteorological Organisation and UNEP tasked with reviewing and assessing the most recent scientific, technical and socio-economic information produced worldwide relevant to … Read more

Climate Change Mitigation

Alternative Energy sources Renewable energy Nuclear Power Reduce the carbon intensity of fossil fuels Energy efficiency and conservation Transport and urban planning Building design Reforestation and avoid deforestation Eliminating waste methane Geoengineering Greenhouse gas remediation Biomass Carbon air capture Carbon capture and storage Societal control Population Sustainable life-style

BT Brinjal & Risk assessment

BT Brinjal In 2006, Maharashtra Hybird Seeds Company submitted biosafety and efficacy data to the GEAC and applied for permission to conduct large-scale trials At the same time SC imposed a ban on the on-going field trials An expert committee was constituted by GEAC to look into the concerns raised by several civil society actors … Read more

The Freedom Struggle & Indian National Movement- its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.-For Ras Rts Mains Examination and Ras Rts Prelims Examination

  Revolt of 1857 Rise of National Movement and Indian National Congress Moderator Phase in National Movement Freedom of Press Swadesi Movement The Split in the Congress Morley-Minto Reforms, 1909 Growth of Communalism World War I and Indian Nationalism The Home Rule Movement Lucknow Pact (1916) Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms and Rowalt act Gandhi’s early career and activism … Read more

August Offer (1940)- For RAS RTS Mains Exam and Ras Rts Prelims Examination

After the WWII began, British sought cooperation from India. August Offer offered three proposals. Firstly, it called for an immediate expansion of Viceroy’s Executive Council with the inclusion of India representatives; secondly, an advisory body with the members from British India and Indian princely states which were supposed to meet at consequent intervals was established … Read more

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