Current Affairs 6th July 2017

TERI-WORLD’S SECOND BEST CLIMATE THINK TANK

  • TERI has been ranked second among world’s best climate think tank by the International Centre for Climate Governance.
  •  International Centre for Climate Governance(ICCG) is an international centre focussing on the design of climate policy and related governance issues.

TERI

  • The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI),New Delhi is a research institute that conducts research work in the fields of energy,environment and sustainable development.
  • It was established in 1974 as Tata Energy and Resource Institute.
  • It was renamed as The Energy and Resources Institute in2003.
  • The activities of TERI include- Annual World Sustainable Development Summit,Annual Green Olympiad,the initiative Lighting a Billion Lives,etc.

 

HWASONG-14

  • It is the first ICBM of North Korea which was recently test fired.
  • The test has further escalated the tensions between US and its allied partners and North Korea.

ICBM

  • An Inter Continental Ballistic Missile is a guided ballistic missile with a minimum range of 5500kms.
  • An ICBM is primarily designed to carry nuclear warheads.