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656. 

Which country ranked first as per the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI)?

[A]. Sweden
[B]. Iran
[C]. Mexico
[D]. Ireland

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) reported that Sweden has been named the first best performing country in the CCPI 2019 list. CCPI evaluates the climate protection performance of 60 countries, responsible for over 90% of global energy-related CO2 emissions. Morocco has been named second. Morocco, the North African country significantly increased the share of renewables over the past five years and increased new renewable energy capacity. Lithuania is in the third position in CCPI 2019. The bottom five in the list are Saudi Arabia, U.S., Iran, South Korea, and Taiwan. With the connection of the world's largest solar plant to the grid, Morocco is on track for achieving its target of 42% installed renewable energy capacities by 2020.

Afroz said: (Jun 24, 2019)  
What is India's rank?

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