US President Barack Obama said today that climate change poses the world’s biggest single threat.
“I am surprised that the world is scolding us even though our per capita gas emission is the lowest,” says Modi.
Tokyo will set a target of cutting gas emissions “by at least 20 per cent by 2030, from 2005 levels.”
“Environment protection is a subject on which we have a long legacy, it is in our DNA,” said Modi.
The issue of climate change is the subject of international conventions, said an affidavit filed by MoEF.
It said that the health impact of climate change on the EU’s 500 million citizens is “expected to worsen.”
Recently, a Delhi court has extended an interim protection from arrest granted to him till March 27.
India should be wary of acceding to US demands on emissions cuts.
Arnold thanked and lauded Modi for his work to push for sustainable development and clean energy.
There’s no climate change deal with US, but Modi’s statement could presage shift in government position.
Obama said that unless countries like India embraced cleaner fuel, the world stood no chance against climate change.
The UN climate conference to be held in Paris this year, is tasked with cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
Volcanoes may have caused cooling of 0.05 degrees to 0.12 degrees Celsius since 2000.
The session saw different voices, some who blamed human interference and others who blamed natural causes.
Govt will soon add at least four new ‘missions’ to the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC).