China also pledged to reach its peak carbon emissions by 2030, which researchers claim needs coal-fired power to start reducing almost immediately.
Between 2000 and 2018, China's annual carbon emissions nearly tripled, and it now accounts for nearly a third of the world's total greenhouse gases linked to global warming.
Siemens to support Australian coal project despite protests; teen climate activist Greta Thunberg asks German firm to review its role
Siemens was awarded a contract last year to provide signaling technology for a railway line to transport coal from a remote coal mine run by India’s Adani Group in northern Queensland state
Slovak Prime Minister insisted the EU would be unable to reach its climate targets without nuclear power plants.
Over 60 countries, including most small island nations, have already committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030.
He said greenhouse gas emissions must be cut by 45 percent by 2030 and “we need carbon neutrality by 2050.”