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BASIC 28th Ministerial on Climate Change

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
BASIC 28th Ministerial on Climate Change BASIC 28th Ministerial on Climate Change Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on August 18, 2019 Rating: 5

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