ENVIRONMENT FOR UPSC PRELIMS 2020 , SOLUTION OF TEST-21

1 .  (d)

2 .   (b)

Kigali agreement is an amendment to Montreal Protocol.

3 .  (c)

4 . (d)

5 . (c)

6 . (a)
Exp.: The Bachat Lamp Yojana under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was launched on 28th May, 2008. It is a public-private
partnership programme.

7 . (a)

8 . (d)

9 . (d)
Exp.: Currently there are 5 exchanges trading in carbon allowances:
1. The European Climate Exchange
2. NASDAQ OMX Commodities Europe
3. PowerNext
4. Commodity Exchange Bratislava
5. The European Energy Exchange

10 . (c)
Exp.: GRIHA rating system consists of 34 criteria categorized under various sections such as Site Selection and Site Planning, Conservation and Efficient Utilization of Resources, Building Operation and Maintenance, and Innovation points.