General Awareness Questions

Q.  The 'Kyoto Protocol' is an international treaty that commits State parties to reduction in

a. poverty
b. greenhouse gases emission
c. nuclear armaments
d. agricultural subsidy

ANSWER: See Answer
The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which commits its Parties by setting internationally binding emission reduction targets.

Recognizing that developed countries are principally responsible for the current high levels of GHG emissions in the atmosphere as a result of more than 150 years of industrial activity, the Protocol places a heavier burden on developed nations under the principle of "common but differentiated responsibilities."


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