Final Quiz

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Updated on Thu Apr 29 2021

What was the purpose of the Montreal Protocol (1989)?

The Montreal Protocol of 1989 is considered to be one of the most successful environmental agreements of all time. So why haven’t we been able to tackle greenhouse gas emissions in the same way? Select all that apply.

What is the name of the United Nations body that provides policymakers with regular scientific assessments on climate change?

What is a collective action problem?

How can sub-national governments help shape international climate action? Select all that apply.

Which statement best describes the approach taken by the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change to encourage countries to commit to limiting their emissions to keep global warming below 2°C?

Which agreement, adopted in 1997, was the first of its kind to commit higher-income countries to reduce their CO₂ and greenhouse gas emissions:

The difficulty associated with distributing the burdens of climate change mitigation among different countries fairly poses a significant challenge to creating successful climate policy. Between 1850 and 2002, how much higher were emissions from high-income countries compared to low- and middle-income countries?

Even though climate change is expected to pose a serious threat to ecosystems and communities around the world, it often does not take center stage in domestic and global politics. Why is that so? Select all that apply.

How could carbon border adjustments achieve compliance with international climate laws?

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