Climate Change Performance Index 2019: India Ranks 11th, Sweden Tops

The Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2019 was released on the sidelines of a UN summit on global warming. As per the Index, Sweden has topped the list while India was on 11th position. 

The European Union as a whole rose from 21st to 16th place, but its biggest economy, Germany, fell from 22nd to 27th because of its reliance on lignite coal, a big source of greenhouse gas emissions. Saudi Arabia came last, in 60th place, partly due to its obstructive role during international climate negotiations.

Source- Times Now

Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:

  • Sweden Capital: Stockholm, Currency: Swedish krona.

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