Question of The Day13-12-2020

Which of the following statements is/are not correct regarding Climate Change Performance Index 2021?

1. India and US were the only G-20 countries to find a position in the top 10.

2. No country was able to grab the top three places in the index.

Select the correct code:

Answer

Correct Answer : a ) 1 only

Explanation :

India has ranked 10th in the Climate Change Performance Index 2021, recently released by Germanwatch, a non-profit organization. India has slipped by one position from the previous year’s rank (9th).

India and the United Kingdom are the only G-20 countries that have found a place in the top 10. Therefore, Statement 1 is incorrect.

CCPI 2021, covering the year 2020, shows no country has found a place in the top three. Sweden ranked 4th in the index, followed by the United Kingdom and Denmark. Therefore, Statement 2 is correct.

CCPI is published annually by the effort of Germanwatch, the New Climate Institute and the Climate Action Network. The index was published for the first time in 2005.

Hence, (a) is the correct answer.

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