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Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on the issue of climate change at the G-20 Summit on Sunday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on the issue of climate change at the G-20 Summit on Sunday. He said that at this time our focus is on saving lives and economy of Corona. In our view, the fight against climate change is equally important. India is not only meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on this issue, but is also going beyond it.
Modi said that our goal is to make 26 lakh hectares of wasteland useable by 2030. We have brought LED lights to a large population. This reduces carbon dioxide emissions by 380 tons every year. With the help of Ujjwala scheme, we have made the kitchen smoke-free in more than 8 crore homes. It is one of the largest clean energy drives in the entire world.
Describing the efforts of the government, he gave information about the campaign to eliminate single-use plastic. Said that our forest area is growing. The population of lions and tigers is increasing. Our target of 175 GHz renewal energy will be achieved before 2022. Now we want to achieve the target of 450 GHz by 2030.
Our tradition of keeping pace with nature
PM Modi said that due to our tradition of keeping pace with nature and the commitment of my government, India has adopted low carbon and climate development. The whole world can grow rapidly through technology and financial support to developing countries. Every human being should prosper for the prosperity of humanity. India is building next generation infrastructure such as metro networks, waterways and more. Apart from all these facilities, they will also contribute to clean environment.
The Chinese President also stressed the implementation of the Paris Agreement
Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the G-20 Summit that the organization’s member countries should come forward to deal with climate change. The Paris Agreement on this issue must be followed.
US President Elect Joe Biden has expressed his intention to rejoin the Paris Agreement. This is expected to give a boost to efforts to tackle other environmental challenges including climate change. President Donald Trump pulled America out of the Paris Agreement.