Consider the following pollutants:

  1. Black carbon (BC) 
  2. Tropospheric Ozone
  3. Hydrofluorocarbon
  4. Methane

Which of the above are Short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs)?

Answer: [D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

Short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) are agents that have a relatively short lifetime in the atmosphere ranging from few days to a few decades – and a warming influence on climate. 

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