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29th BASIC Ministerial Meet on Climate Change

Current context: The 29th ministerial meeting of the BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India, China) countries on Climate Change was held at Beijing, China on 25th-26th October 2019.
29th BASIC Ministerial Meet on Climate Change
  • The Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Prakash Javadekar participated from India in the meeting.
  • The meeting was chaired by H.E. Mr. LI Ganjie, Minister of Ecology and Environment of the People’s Republic of China.
  • The meeting was conducted for “Comprehensive” implementation of the Paris climate deal after the U.S. threat of leaving the grouping.
  • The member countries urged the developed nations to deliver on their commitment to provide $100 billion to the developing nations as climate finance for proper implementation of the climate action plan.
  • The developed countries has promised $100 billion per year till 2020 to the developing countries to make them able to take steps for mitigating climate change.
  • U.S. President Donald Trump has said that U.S. will pull-out from the agreement in next year i.e. 2020.

Question: 

Q.1 The 29th ministerial meeting of the BASIC countries was recently held in____?
a. Beijing, China

b. Tokyo, Japan
c. Pretoria, South Africa
d. New Delhi, India
29th BASIC Ministerial Meet on Climate Change 29th BASIC Ministerial Meet on Climate Change Reviewed by Neha Verma on October 28, 2019 Rating: 5

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