UPSC Ecology And Environment Environment And Sustainable Development / पर्यावरण और सतत विकास Question Bank Sustainable Development

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    Consider the following statements:
    1. The Sustainable Development Goals were first proposed in 1972 by a global think tank called the
    'Club of Rome'.
    2. The Sustainable Development Goals have .to be achieved by 2030.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A) 1 only              

    B) 2 only

    C) Both 1 and 2                 

    D) neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030. The history of the SDGs can be traced to 1972 when governments met under the auspices of the United Nations Human and Environment Conference. The 'Club of Rome' is a global think tank that deals with a range of international political issues.

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