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Quiz on SDG 12 “Responsible Consumption & Production”
Let us learn more about SDG 12 i.e. Responsible Consumption and Production.
How many countries have or had national policies and initiatives to create more sustainable consumption and production patterns?
As per United Nations surveys over the years, a total of 108 countries have or had national policies and initiatives relevant to this shift. Europe has taken the lead in that movement, having initiated nearly half of the policy instruments identified, followed by Latin America, Caribbean, and sub-Saharan Africa.
What does the acronym “SCP” stand for?
Sustainable Carbon Policy
Sustainable Consumption and Production
Sustainable Country Partnerships
Sustainable Consumption Policies
Sustainable Consumption and Production (known as SCP) is about doing more and better with less. It also refers to decoupling economic growth from environmental degradation, increasing resource efficiency and promoting sustainable lifestyles.
What are the ways in which one can remain committed to a sustainable lifestyle?
Take shorter showers
All the above
There are plenty of ways for people to live healthily and sustainably. For example,just being mindful of reusing old things, reducing purchases, and recycling damaged products can help reduce damage to the environment. Buying from local stores, choosing minimally packaged goods, and using one’s own reusable bags, not only supports neighborhood businesses but also significantly reduces one’s environmental footprint.
Usage of Energy Efficient Light Bulbs worldwide would result in saving ____ Billion annually worldwide.
It has been estimated that if people worldwide switch to energy efficient light bulbs, the world would save US$120 billion annually.
What does “Sustainable Consumption and Production” include?
Doing More and Better With Less.
Decoupling Economic Growth from Environmental Degradation
Increasing Resource Efficiency and Promoting Sustainable Lifestyles
All of the above
As per the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Sustainable Consumption and Production, also known as SCP, is about doing more and better with less. It is also about decoupling economic growth from environmental degradation, increasing resource efficiency and promoting sustainable lifestyles.