Climate Change: What emission cuts has India promised? – BBC

(The article first appeared in BBC on November 15, 2021)

  • India is the third largest emitter of carbon dioxide (CO2) after China and the US. With its rapidly growing population and an economy heavily dependent on coal and oil, its emissions are on a steep upward trajectory unless action is taken to curb them. Along with China, India forced a last minute change to the agreement at the COP26 climate summit, softening a commitment to tackling emissions from the burning of coal…

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