Environmental Issues Questions Bank

Concept of Greenhouse gases was postulated by whom?


Concept of Greenhouse gases was first proposed by Joseph Fourier who was a French Mathematician and physicist. In 1827, he proposed that the Earth’s atmosphere may act as an insulator and retain heat.

United Nations Convention on climate change signed by more than 50 countries became effective in which year?


21 March 1994

Greenhouse effect is mostly caused by what?


Carbon Dioxide

Climate Change is mainly caused by which of following?

  • Greenhouse Gases
  • Depletion of Ozone Layer
  • Pollution
  • All of above

All of above

Ozone layer restrictions which of following to reach surface of the Earth?

  • Visible Light
  • Infrared Radiation
  • X-Rays and Gamma Rays
  • Ultraviolet Radiation

Ultraviolet Radiation

Concept of Carbon Credit originated from which one of the following?

  • Kyoto Protocol
  • Earth Summit
  • Doha Round
  • Montreal Protocol

Concept of Carbon Credit was origniated from Kyoto Protocol. Carbon Credit allows a country ot organization to produce a certain amount of carbon emissions and which can be traded if the full allowance is not used. Kyoto Protocol was adopted in Kyoto, Japan on 11 December 1997 and entered into force on 16 February 2005.

Earth Summit was held in which city?


Rio De Janeiro

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