Q. With reference to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) consider the following statements:
1.Its objective is to stabilize greenhouse gases concentrations in the atmosphere.
2.The targets set under UNFCCC is binding on the member countries.
3.It was formed at the Earth Summit.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 2 and 3 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C

Statement 1: The objective of UNFCCC is to achieve, stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.

Statement 2: The statement is incorrect. The targets set under UNFCCC is not binding.

Statement 3: UNFCCC was formed at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development also known as the Earth Summit in 1992.

Source: The Hindu