Q. With reference to the Global Methane Pledge (GMP) consider the following statements:
1.It was launched to accelerate action to reduce methane emissions. 
2.India is part of GMP.
Select the correct statement using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A

Statement 1: Global Methane Pledge (GMP) was launched at COP26 in November 2021 to catalyse action to reduce methane emissions.

Statement 2: The statement is incorrect. India is not part of GMP even though it is among the top five methane emitters globally.

Source: The Times of India