International Solar Alliance:

  1. was launched at COP 16 in Cancun, Mexico
  2. will act as a  common platform for cooperation between Suryaputra (Sunshine Countries) and other countries

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2 is correct

First statement is incorrect because ISA was launched at COP21 in Paris, France. Suryaputra (Sunshine) countries are countries lying between Tropic of cancer and Capricorn.

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