Important Days
International Day for Biological Diversity
International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on May 22 every year.
▪ The day commemorates the adoption of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992.
▪ Theme 2024 : Be Part of the Plan
World Summits and Organisations
World Hydrogen Summit 2024
World Hydrogen Summit 2024 was recently held in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
▪ The summit was organised by Sustainable Energy Council in partnership with Netherlands government.
▪ India has set up its pavilion at the summit for the first time.
▪ The pavilion was set up by the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy.
National Green Hydrogen Mission – January 2023.
▪ India aims to achieve a green hydrogen production capacity of 5 MMT (Million Metric Tonnes) by 2030.
Guidelines for use of Green Hydrogen in steel, transport / mobility and shipping sectors.
Hydrogen Valley Innovation Clusters to foster promote Green Hydrogen ecosystem.

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