Collaboration with India on climate action is quite important: UN official


Collaboration with India on climate action is quite important: UN official

The collaboration with India on climate action is quite important and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recommitted to continue leading on climate issues, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit said.

“The contribution, collaboration with India is also quite important, being one of the major emitters. Prime Minister Modi met only a few days ago with the Secretary General in Biarritz and recommitted to continue to lead on climate and particularly dealing with solar energy which they have a huge and very important initiative,” UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit Luis Alfonso de Alba said here Tuesday.

De Alba cited the example of India’s leadership on climate action while responding to a question on the response from Asian countries on combating climate change.

He referred to the recent meeting between Modi and Guterres on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in France, where the two leaders had fruitful discussions on climate issues. Read more

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