Prakash Javadekar on India's Climate Pledge: Highlights

Prakash Javadekar on India's Climate Pledge: Highlights

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javdekar addressing a press conference in New Delhi.

New Delhi: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javdekar addressing the press conference on India's 'Intended Nationally Determined Contribution' towards climate justice.

Following are the highlights of the event:
  • Our climate goals are comprehensive and balanced.
  • We aim to reduce emissions intensity of GDP by 33-35 per cent.
  • India's per capita emissions in 2030 shall be lower than current global average.
  • We aim to achieve 40 per cent of electric power installed base capacity from non-fossil fuel by 2030.
  • India has decided to anchor a global solar alliance.
  • Another important goal is to secure new sources of funds in climate change action.
  • The world as a whole, including the developed world, needs to act more ambitiously towards climate change.

 
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