Paris Agreement

Paris Agreement is an international arrangement to fight against climate change. It is the world’s first comprehensive climate agreement. The governments of 195 nations gathered in Paris from 30 November to 11 December 2015 and discussed a conceivable fresh global agreement on climate change, intended at decreasing global greenhouse gas emissions.

Aim of Paris agreement

  • Retain the global temperature rise this century well below 2 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial level.
  • Pursue efforts to limit the temperature upsurge even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
  • Reinforce the ability of countries to deal with the impacts of climate change.
Question on the topic

Consider the following statements

  1. Paris Agreement is an international arrangement to fight against climate change.
  2. Its aim is to retain the global temperature rise this century well below 2 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial level.

Select the correct ones

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C

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