India's Commitment in Cop 26!

India | Commitment | 07th November 2021 | Virtual Wire


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Nowadays, the atmosphere is a crucial topic to discuss and many countries are working on this. Because those people have come to know that this is a serious problem that can cause a lot of damage to the earth in the future.

These days several steps were taken by the countries within the meeting of Conference of Parties 26 (COP 26), which was organized in Glasgow city of Scotland in which countries have set their target to attain net – zero-emission.

An International Team, that studied a worldwide temperature rise that occurred 56 million years past, has found that it took concerning 20,000 to 50,000 years for the climate to stabilize once the increase of five to eight degrees Celsius. The results were revealed recently within the journal Science Advances. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently warned that the common world temperatures would breach the 2-degree Centigrade mark by 2100 compared to pre-industrial times.

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About 56 million years past, our Earth experienced a natural period of global warming triggered by an eruption of a volcano. This era was referred to as the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) and there are large amounts of carbonic acid gas discharged into the atmosphere. This caused about eight-degree Celsius surface global warming within the high latitudes. Many studies have shown that in this era ocean acidification caused mass extinctions within the deep ocean and there have been changes within the biota in the surface ocean.

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India Prime Minister Narender Modi said at the COP 26 summit India will achieve net-zero emissions latest by 2070. By 2030 India will ensure 500 Gigawatt of its energy will be generated per cent from renewable sources. India also committed to reducing its carbon emissions until 2030 by a billion tonnes. India will also scale back its emissions intensity per unit of gross domestic product by less than 45 percent and he also said that the developed countries should help financially to the developing countries in improving climate conditions for achieving these goals.

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