India’s commitment on climate change best among several nations, says Nirmala Sitharaman

The Hindu | Oct 17, 2019 at 5:20 AM
  • India’s commitment to fight the global challenge of climate change is “bold” and one of the best amongst the community of nations.
  • The 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held in Paris from November 30 to December 12 2015 that saw the participation of 195 nations.
  • The nations negotiated and adopted the Paris Agreement in which India made four commitments, including reducing greenhouse gas emission intensity of its GDP by 33-35% below 2005 levels by 2030, under its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC).