Q. With reference to International Solar Alliance (ISA) consider the following statements:
1.It is an economic alliance that focus on increasing the trade of the member nations.
2.It gives an opportunity to India to lead in the fight against climate change.
3.It is not a part of the United Nations.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B
Notes:

Statement 1: The statement is incorrect. It is an alliance that focuses on harnessing solar energy to generate electricity, reducing the dependence on fossil fuels.

Statement 2: India and France launched this initiative. Thus, it gives an opportunity to India to lead in the fight against climate change.

Statement 3: It is a separate organization and part of the UN. The UN has been given observer status to the ISA.

Source: PIB