Which of the following statements is/are correct about carbon monoxide?
- Carbon monoxide is highly soluble in human blood
- Carbon monoxide is one of the pollutants used to measure the National AQI
- Carbon monoxide is one of the green house gases listed under Kyoto protocol
Select the correct option from codes given below:
The National AQI considers eight pollutants (PM10, PM2.5, NO2, SO2, CO, O3, NH3, and Pb). So, Second statement is true. Six greenhouse gases have been covered by the Kyoto Protocol — carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), hydro fluorocarbons (HFCs), per fluorocarbons (PFCs), and sulphur hexafluoride (SF6). So, third statement is incorrect.
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