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What is ‘Greenhouse Gas Protocol’ ?

  1. A) It is an international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify and manage greenhouse gas emissions
  2. B) It is an initiative of the United Nations to offer financial incentives to developing countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to adopt eco-friendly technologies
  3. C) It is an inter-governmental agreement ratified by all the member countries of the United Nations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to specified levels by the year 2022.
  4. D) It is one of the multilateral REDD+ initiatives hosted by the World Bank

Explanation : Ans : (A)

  • The Green House Gas protocol (GHG protocol) is the most widely used inter-national accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage green house gas emissions.
  • It is a decade-long partnership between the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
  • It is working with business, governments, and environmental groups around the world to build a new generation of credible and effective programs for tackling climate change.

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