CSE-2019 | Prelims Daily Quiz 62

Daily Quiz for Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2019

Question:

Q. Carbon emission has been a cause of great concern. Consider the following statements in this context:

1. India has been the third-highest contributor of CO2 in 2018.

2. Global CO2 emissions have risen for the first time since 2016.

3. China, the biggest emitter of CO2 , accounted for more than one-third of total global emissions.

 

Select the correct statement/s using the code given below:

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 2 and 3 only

Correct Answer

a) 1 only

Explanation for the Correct Answer
  • The 10 biggest emitters in 2018 are China, U.S., India, Russia, Japan, Germany, Iran, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, and Canada.
  • CO2 emissions have now risen for a second year after three years of little to no growth from 2014 to 2016.
  • China’s emissions accounted for 27% of the global total.

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