G20 ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY MINISTERS MEET
What is in news : G20 environment and energy ministers meet recently concluded. India recently upheld its priority for climate protection at the meet.
- Focussed on three main themes
- Promoting circular economies, particularly in the textile and fashion sectors;
- Biodiversity and protection of oceans;
- Promote sustainable development by realigning the financial system.
- Place the ecological transition at the very centre of the political agenda, to reconcile environmental protection with progress and human well-being and promoting science based coordinated global response to pandemics.
President : Italy
MAHITI FOR PRELIMS
G20 MEETS: Annual meeting of leaders from the countries with the largest and fastest-growing economies. Its members account for 85% of the world’s GDP, and two-thirds of its population.