India has said that it will increase its climate pledges, or nationally determined contributions (NDCs), under the Paris Agreement. In a clear indication of its commitment to global effort to tackle climate change, India said that it will have its long-term strategies for low emission development by 2020.
This commitment by India was made in the joint statement issued following the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday following their meeting in Chantilly, near Paris.
India and France “reaffirmed” their commitment to “update” their nationally determined contributions in a manner representing a “progression beyond the current one and reflecting their highest possible ambition”. Read more
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