Europe’s Dependence on LNG

Europe’s Dependence on LNG Context: The EU is weaning itself off piped Russian gas by rapidly expanding imports of liquified natural gas, As liquified natural gas tankers carrying fracked US gas start to land in northern Germany, climate activists are calling it a major setback […]

Green Bonds

Green Bonds Context: Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that it will, for the first-time, issue Sovereign Green Bonds (SgrBs) worth Rs 16,000 crore, in two tranches of Rs 8,000 crore each in the current financial year. Importance of the Green Bonds: Green […]

Orthodox Christmas

Orthodox Christmas Context: Russia announced a 36-hour ceasefire to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine from noon on January 6 to midnight on January 7, this was to mark the Orthodox Christmas. Why the difference in the dates? The difference in dates has got to do […]