False
Download Learnerz IAS app from the Play Store now! Download

$show=search/label/May%202022

 


Nitrous oxide emissions in India UPSC NOTE

 

  • India is the world’s second largest source of nitrous oxide (N2O)

  • Nearly 11% of such global man-made emissions in 2020 were from India, topped only by China at 16%.

  • The major source of these emissions comes from fertilizer usage, according to a global assessment of N2O emissions published in the journal Earth System Science Data

  • In 2022, the concentration of atmospheric N2O reached about 25% above the levels seen before the industrial age

  • In comparison, the concentration of carbon dioxide was 417 parts per million in 2022.

  • This means that the current level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is a thousand times more than that of nitrous oxide, making carbon dioxide reduction the bigger priority among countries trying to contain climate change

  • However, because nitrous oxide stays longer in the atmosphere and is rising rapidly, scientists in recent years have been warning that it must also be tackled with a greater sense of urgency

  • Agricultural production using nitrogen fertilizers, such as ammonia, and animal manure contributed 74% of the total anthropogenic N2O emissions in the last decade

  • N2O emissions from human activities, responsible for 6.4% of the effective radiative forcing of greenhouse gases, have added about 0.1 degree Celsius to current global warming.

COMMENTS

Name

Amritsar,1,April 2024,301,Art & Culture,1,August 2023,251,Courses,7,Daily Current Affairs,48,December 2023,189,Disaster Management,2,Environment and Ecology,184,February 2024,228,Foundation Course,1,GDP,1,GEMS Club,1,GEMS Plus,1,Geography,188,Govt Schemes,2,GS 2,1,GS1,6,GS2,61,GS3,23,GST,1,History,10,Home,3,IAS Booklist,1,Important News,71,Indian Economy,164,Indian History,8,Indian Polity,183,International Organisation,12,International Relations,140,Invasive Plant,1,January 2024,240,July 2023,281,July 2024,159,June 2022,6,June 2023,268,June 2024,324,March 2024,238,May 2022,17,May 2024,330,Mentorship,2,November 2023,169,October 2023,203,Places in News,2,Science & Technology,121,Science and Technology,93,September 2023,205,UPSC CSE,111,
ltr
item
Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam: Nitrous oxide emissions in India UPSC NOTE
Nitrous oxide emissions in India UPSC NOTE
https://lh7-us.googleusercontent.com/slidesz/AGV_vUeI_FLvIpLx6nkAhpCAn0HuCAdGNQgbA4A0dorV8nF4VSeudT8R6u8D3Tb91wP363mLJpIOagIFk1RASaXQv2EZ4dkZKuoB9BVhsK-1fvTRwEMvQx1AX8bUnhKOO2yL_Kwmsl879ieZfY0VvhFfYOeSiZVUF0A_5MKsCvj_oE_UrA=s2048?key=uHrN8EXvOi5Xx9-p__Hdig
https://lh7-us.googleusercontent.com/slidesz/AGV_vUeI_FLvIpLx6nkAhpCAn0HuCAdGNQgbA4A0dorV8nF4VSeudT8R6u8D3Tb91wP363mLJpIOagIFk1RASaXQv2EZ4dkZKuoB9BVhsK-1fvTRwEMvQx1AX8bUnhKOO2yL_Kwmsl879ieZfY0VvhFfYOeSiZVUF0A_5MKsCvj_oE_UrA=s72-c?key=uHrN8EXvOi5Xx9-p__Hdig
Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam
https://www.learnerz.in/2024/06/nitrous-oxide-emissions-in-india-upsc.html
https://www.learnerz.in/
https://www.learnerz.in/
https://www.learnerz.in/2024/06/nitrous-oxide-emissions-in-india-upsc.html
true
4761292069385420868
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content