BASIC 28th Ministerial on Climate Change

Published on August 18, 2019
Current context: The 28th ministerial meeting of the BASIC countries on climate change occurred from 14th to 16th August in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
 BASIC 28th Ministerial on Climate Change
  • Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar was the representative from India
  • The countries urged developed countries to mobilize $100 billion annually by 2020 to fulfil their climate commitments under the Green Climate Fund (GCF)
  • This would be additional support which is over and above their 0.7% of Gross National Products (GNP) commitment
  • The BASIC nations comprise of Brazil, South Africa, India, and China
  • South Africa, Brazil, China, and India together constitute the one-third of the world’s geographical area and almost 40% of the world’s population
  • The BASIC countries were formed by an agreement on 28th November 2009

Question: 

The 28th ministerial meeting of the BASIC countries on climate change was held in?
a. South Africa
b. Brazil
c. China
d. India

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