Recently, the world’s fourth largest emitter, Russia, formally adopted the Paris Agreement. Consider the following statements regarding the Paris Agreement:
- The Agreement came in to force on 22nd April 2016 – Earth Day – at UN Headquarters in New York.
- It aims to substantially reduce global greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to limit the global temperature increase in this century to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, while pursuing means to limit the increase to 2 degrees.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2