Question : “Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy” (RISE)-2018 Report which was presented at Katowice, Poland (COP24) is released by:
C. World Bank
D. Global Environment Facility.
World Bank has released its report- Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy (RISE) 2018 at Katowice , Poland (COP24)- charting global progress on sustainable energy policies.
What is the Report all about?
RISE is the first global policy scorecard of its kind, grading 111 countries in three areas: energy access, energy efficiency and renewable energy.
The report is aimed at helping governments assess if they have a policy and regulatory framework in place to drive progress on sustainable energy and pinpoints where more can be done to attract private investments.
Report vis-à-vis India
India has been lauded in the report for its great success in renewable energy auctions that delivered record-setting low prices for solar power.
Countries Of Particular Concern
Question : “Countries of Particular Concern” sometimes seen in the news is released by:
“Countries of Particular Concern” under the International Religious Freedom Act 1998 is released by the United States Secretary of State (under authority delegated by the President) to the countries engaged in systematic, ongoing and egregious violations of Religious Freedom.
Designated countries and organizations- Saudi Arabia, Russia, Eritrea, ISIS, Boko Haram, Pakistan, China etc.