Friday, March 12, 2010

Question Of The Day: 12th March, 2010

A slight deviation from the usual connect format. What does this heat map of the world depict? The more details you can provide, the better.

Today's QOTD has been framed by Aniruddha Biswas.

Difficulty Level - Medium

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And the correct answer is:

Heat map of participation in the Kyoto Protocol
Green:Countries that have signed and ratified the treaty
Grey:Countries that are not yet decided
Red:Countries with no intention to ratify the treaty


Deepak said...

US is the only country that has not ratified the Kyoto protocol.

rajatmaths said...

The answer is perhaps: flags of countries which have star on them. The heat map depicts the no of stars.

Manan Singhi said...

just a wild guess - breast cancer heat map. highest incidence in the US.

Manan Singhi said...

ignore earlier comment - this looks like a route map.

Saurabh said...

Kyoto protocol

Anonymous said...

The highest contributer to global warming. This area also has the greatest potential for harnessing solar energy.

Mandar said...

Only place where IPL is not being shown live? :)

Unknown said...

kyoto protocol signatories

Anonymous said...

Kyoto Protocol

Red : wont ratify
grey : undecided
green : ratified already

Unknown said...

Map of countries that have signed and ratified Kyoto Protocol.
Countries in red are those who have not ratified and ones in grey are the undecided ones

Veni Mahindra said...

Countries that have not signed the Qyoto Protocol/