UPSC Ecology And Environment Environment Question Bank Environment Management

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    Industrial pollution can be reduced through

    A) eco-labeling                   

    B) Pollution charge

    C) government subsidy        

    D) both b and c

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Charge system will levy a fee or tax on the amount of pollution a firm or source generates. It is important for the firm to reduce emissions. Subsidies can provide incentive to address environmental problems. However, it has been reported that the subsidies encourage economically inefficient and environmentally unsound practices. Eco-labeling is the practice of supplying information on the environmental characteristics of a product or service to the general public.

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