Consider the following statements:

  1. The proportion of insolation received by earth in the form of short wave radiation is higher than that of long-wave radiation
  2. The earth radiates all energy absorbed by it in the form of long-wave terrestrial radiation

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements

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