“Momentum for Change: Climate Neutral Now” is an initiative launched by

[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2018 Prelims]

(a) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

(b) The UNEP Secretariat

(c) The UNFCCC Secretariat

(d) The World Meterological Organisation


Answer: (c)        

Explanation:

  • Climate Neutral Now was launched by UN Climate Change in 2015, encouraging all stakeholders in society to implement action to achieve a climate neutral world by mid-century, as enshrined in the Paris Agreement adopted the same year.
  • Climate Neutral Now proposes an immediate set of actions: measure, reduce and offset with trustworthy carbon credits, including those recognized under the United Nations Climate Change Convention.
  • Committing to taking these three steps incentivizes behavioral changes within companies, organizations, individuals, i.e. consumers, whom in turn will drive the change within their industries and networks.

Consider the following statements:                                                                   The Parliament of India can place a particular law in the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution of India. The validity of a law placed in the Ninth Schedule cannot be examined by any court and no judgement can be made on it. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Consider the following statements:                                               

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Consider the following statements:                                                         The Parliament of India can place a particular law in the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution of India. The validity of a law placed in the Ninth Schedule cannot be examined by any court and no judgement can be made on it. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Consider the following statements:                                               

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