- Deliberations at COP21 and Paris Agreement demonstrates the collective wisdom of world leaders to mitigate
- Climate Change remains a challenge but Paris Agreement demonstrates how every nation rose to the challenge, working towards a solution.
- Outcome of Agreement has no winners or losers. Climate justice has won and we are all working towards a greener future.
The word "historic," already being used to describe the just-accepted Paris climate agreement, is more than warranted. The world will now have a new and comprehensive regime in place to shape how its diverse nations go about the urgent task of reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. That's why climate activists are ecstatic the world over right now. It's a big deal.
- The Paris Agreement demonstrates solidarity.
- Its ambitious, flexible, credible and durable.
- What was once unthinkable is now unstoppable.
Mr Javadekar said the pact has unequivocally adopted the climate Justice. "We are happy that the agreement differentiates between the responsibilities of the developing and developed nations," he said.
"I see the room, I see the reaction is positive, I hear no objection. The Paris climate accord is adopted," said French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, banging down a gavel to cap the climate accord.
- It sets a sweeping long-term goal of eliminating net man-made greenhouse gas emissions this century.
- It also creates a system to encourage nations to make good on voluntary domestic efforts to curb emissions and provides billions more dollars to help poor nations cope with the transition to a greener economy.
- The world is watching. We must protect the planet that sustains us.
- Developing nations to play greater role as per capacity. We are facing many complex issues.
- The nature is sending urgent signals.
French hosts submitted to cheers and applause today a proposed 195-nation accord to curb emissions of the heat-trapping gases that threaten to wreak havoc on Earth's climate system.
After almost two weeks of marathon negotiations, the lines for food and coffee Friday night snaked through the temporary tent city here that has been home to the global climate talks. People made final bets in a 5-euro pool on the precise hour the talks might conclude.
- Poor contributions by rich nations to $100 billion/year Green fund
- Rich nations paid only a fraction of what they claim
- Disappointed by low level of support by developed countries
- India supports transparency but first implement convention
- Least Developed Countries and Islands have first right for help
- Developed counties must make sure that clean energy is available and affordable.
- Developed countries have the power to make strongest impact and equity means national commitment must be consistent.
- We have the means and the technology, what we need now is the will and a genuine global partnership.
- People and planet are inseparable.
- We have set ambitious targets. We will reduce our carbon emissions by 30-35 per cent of 2005 levels and depend on renewable sources for 40 per cent of our energy needs.
- Democratic India must grow rapidly to meet the aspirations of 1.25 billion people.
- Democratic India must grow rapidly to meet the aspirations of 1.25 billion people, 300 million of whom are without access to energy.
- We are guided by our ancient belief that people & planet are inseparable; that human well being and Nature are indivisible.
- Growth path with lighter carbon footprint.
- We will attract investment in the solar sector. There is already a revolution in solar energy, technologies are developing, costs are coming down.
- India has a capacity of 4 gigawatts. We will add another 100 gigawatts to it by 2030.
- This will create unlimited economic opportunities.
- This is an alliance that brings together developed and developing countries, government and industries into one enterprise.
- India will be happy to host the initiative.
- Progress on clean energy and technology cost is impressive. If we raise the level of our efforts, we can transform. We will restore the balance between ecology and economy.
- After sunset they need energy to light up their homes and power their future.
- Access to energy and a better life is a universal aspiration, and so are a clean environment and clean habitat.
- As worlds majority works its way to prosperity, we have to ensure in spirit of climate justice that a life of a few does not crowd out the opportunities of the many.
- Advanced countries must leave enough room for developing countries to grow.
- We approach the negotiations under UNFCCC in a spirit of partnership, based on the principles of equity & common but differentiated responsibilities.
- Our commitment to tackle climate change arises from our timeless traditions and beliefs.
- Conservation comes naturally to us.
- They should share resources and technology with those who live between want and hope.
- We want conviction of the world to match the efforts.
- In India, nature has always been compared to mother.
- We want the world to act with urgency
- We must restore balance between humanity and nature
- We are worried about retreat of our glaciers. An outcome from the Paris summit is important.
- "First condition for success has already been fulfilled because of your venue, leaders of the world".
- "The second condition is that we wanted non-state actors to be represented here at #COP21".
- "The 3rd condition: we must reach a universal and ambitious climate agreement at the end of summit."
Now Ban Ki-moon is addressing the biggest gathering of Heads of States
- We need a universal, meaningful and robust agreement here in Paris.
- More than 150 leaders of the planet have gathered here in Paris for COP21.
- Leaders of the world, the future of the people and of our planet is in your hands.
What is at stake here is the future of the planet: Francois Hollande
- In the name of climate we need to act.
- We will decide on the very future of the planet in a few days at COP21.
- Emerging countries must accelerate their energetic transition and developing countries must be helped and supported.
India contends that developed countries must bear a bigger burden than developing countries to control climate change, since they have contributed largely to pollution over the last 200 years.
India's 25-member delegation will focus on PM Modi's call for "climate justice" and "common but differentiated responsibilities."
At the @COP21 will inaugurate India Pavilion, showcasing India's harmony with nature, environment & commitment to mitigate climate change.- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 29, 2015