196 countries unite at Paris climate change summit: Modi pledges to reduce emissions by 35 percent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the conference, 'By 2030, we will reduce emissions by 33 to 35 percent of 2005 levels, and 40 percent of our installed capacity will be from non-fossil fuels'

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196 countries unite at Paris climate change summit: Modi pledges to reduce emissions by 35 percent
196 countries unite at Paris climate change summit Modi pledges to reduce emissions by 35 percent

US President Barack Obama along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President, Francois Hollande after the launch of Mission Innovation, a landmark commitment to dramatically accelerate public and private global clean energy innovation, during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) in Paris, France. Reuters

196 countries unite at Paris climate change summit Modi pledges to reduce emissions by 35 percent

For the first time in 20 years of UN Negotiations, the COP21 2015 where participants aim to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2°C. Ishan Russell/Firstpost

196 countries unite at Paris climate change summit Modi pledges to reduce emissions by 35 percent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the conference, "By 2030, we will reduce emissions by 33 to 35 percent of 2005 levels, and 40 percent of our installed capacity will be from non-fossil fuels"  Ishan Russell/ Firstpost

 

196 countries unite at Paris climate change summit Modi pledges to reduce emissions by 35 percent

US President Barack Obama (R) meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the climate change summit in Paris. Reuters

196 countries unite at Paris climate change summit Modi pledges to reduce emissions by 35 percent

US President Barack Obama (2nd L) shakes hands with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates as French President Francois Hollande (2ndR) greets Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) during a meeting to launch the 'Mission Innovation: Accelerating the Clean Energy Revolution' on the opening day of the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France. Reuters

196 countries unite at Paris climate change summit Modi pledges to reduce emissions by 35 percent

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers a speech during the launching of the International Solar Alliance on the opening day of the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21). Reuters

196 countries unite at Paris climate change summit Modi pledges to reduce emissions by 35 percent

World leaders including US President Barack Obama (8thL), French President Francois Hollande (C), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (8thR), and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (7thL) attend a meeting to launch the 'Mission Innovation: Accelerating the Clean Energy Revolution' at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21). Reuters

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