Q. Which of the following is/are source/s of Black Carbon?
2.Cooking with solid fuels
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Explanation: Black carbon (BC) is a solid particle or aerosol, (though not a gas) contributes to warming of the atmosphere.
Black carbon, commonly known as soot, is a form of particulate air pollutant, produced from incomplete combustion. It consists of pure carbon in several linked forms.
- biomass burning,
- cooking with solid fuels, and
- Diesel exhaust, etc.
Source: SHANKAR IAS Environment