Sustainable Management of Natural Resources | Class 10 | Activity 16.1 with Solution

Sustainable Management of Natural Resources | Activities in Text Book with Solution

Activity 16.1

Find out about the international norms to regulate the emission of carbon dioxide.

✅ Answer: 

International norms to regulate the emission of Carbon dioxide are based on the Kyoto protocol.

This protocol was negotiated in December 1997 at Kyoto (Japan) and came into force on Feb 16th, 2005. It is an international treaty that extends the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Kyoto Protocol aims to reduce emission of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide, methane and other harmful gases in the environment.

The Paris Agreement: It is an international treaty on climate change, adopted in 2015. It also aims to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. 

Have a discussion in class about how we can contribute towards meeting those norms.

✅ Answer: Some key points are given below:
  • Reduce unnecessary use of motor vehicles.
  • Use Renewable energy.
  • Purchase Solar Panels.
  • Plant a garden.
  • Unplug Electrical Devices When Not in Use
  • Install solar lights.
  • Use energy-saving light bulbs.
  • Use non-toxic household products.
  • Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle


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