Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Climate terminations refer to sudden changes in weather patterns caused by shifts in ocean currents and solar radiation, leading to long periods of stable and consistent climate conditions.
2.Methane spike marked shift in past climate terminations.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. Climate terminations refer to periods of significant and often rapid climate change that mark the transition between glacial (cold) and interglacial (warmer) periods in Earth’s history.

Statement 2 is correct. Methane spike marked shift in past Climate Terminations. Methane levels have surged since 2006.

Source: ForumIAS