29th BASIC Ministerial Meet on Climate Change

Published on October 28, 2019
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.


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

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