UN Climate Conference 2018 Held in Poland

The UN Climate Conference 2018 was held recently in Katowice, Poland. In the meeting ministers of 200 nations finally reached consensus on rules to implement the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

The Paris accord aims to limit the rise in global atmospheric temperature to well below 2 degrees Celsius from pre-industrial revolution levels. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hailed the development. The concerns of developing nations including India and least developed nations on funding for carbon credit were finally addressed.

Source- AIR World Service

Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:

  • Michal Kurtyka was the president of COP24.
  • Poland Capital: Warsaw, Currency: Polish zloty.

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