CSE-2019 | Prelims Daily Quiz 62


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

a) 1 only

  • 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.