Consider the following statements about the SPICE Project:

  1. The project aims at reducing the production of ozone-depleting chemicals
  2. It aims at removal of sulphate particles, or aerosols from the stratosphere

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

The project aims at Global dimming. First statement is incorrect because the project aims at injecting significant quantities of particles into the stratosphere to provide overall cooling effect. Second statement is incorrect because the project aims at injecting sulphate particles, or aerosols in stratosphere.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module